Types of attributes, Database Management System

Attributes attached to an entity can be of various types.


The attribute that cannot be further separated into smaller parts and shows the basic meaning is known as a simple attribute. For instance: The 'First name', 'Last name', age attributes of a person entity signifies a simple attribute.


Attributes that can be further separated into smaller units and every individual unit have a specific meaning.

For instance:-The NAME attribute of an employee entity can be sub-divided into

First name, Last name and Middle name.

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