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Data

A compilation of standard ideas, facts, figures, pictures, sounds, any type of text or any other type of informative material that can be used to communicate, interpret, process and draw conclusions is known as data. It is a plural used for the word datum that means a single piece of information.

Database

Database is a vast collection of data in a readable format such as stored in a computer. A database may contain several different types of data and is programmed in such a way that it can reply to queries that are typed in and come up with related information.

Dissertation

The dissertation is a lengthy written text regarding the topic that is preferred by a doctoral or masters’ candidate as the area of research. Submission of a dissertation is an important milestone in the academic career of a Ph.D. student as it is a prerequisite for achieving a doctoral degree from any renowned institution.

Dissertation writing prepares students for upcoming research work and augments the writing talents as well as the rationality of the scholars.