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1.2: Limitations of Conventional File Processing

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    Files are used to store specific data for future use and recollection. When computers first became mainstream, files were stored like paper, in the form of flat files. This information was collected in notepads separated by spaces, commas, semicolons or other symbols. Organization of files was often based on their categories, consisting of only related information with specific names. The downside to this is that you were unable to open the files without using a specific coding language to edit it. While it appeared convenient at the time, it is easy to identify the many disadvantages to using this system.


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