Brief About Databases Types

Before moving to database types, let’s look at what is a database, the database is an organized way of managing information’s, which can be easily created by users, access and updated by users. The database has three types.

  • Centralized database
  • Decentralized database
  • Distributed database
Each type of database has it’s own advantage and disadvantages according to its nature and our need we use them.

Centralized database

It’s contains complete information on a single database in a center location.


  • Centralize database are easier to setup
  • Easy to maintain
  • Data integrity
  • Easy to generate report for analysis.


  • Bottlenecks can occur as a result of high traffic.
  • Security issues.
  • Hard to scale
  • Single point of failure.