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A RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) is a type of DBMS in which the database is organized and accessed according to the relationships between data values. The RDBMS was invented by a team lead by Edgar Codd and funded by IBM in the early 1970's. The Relational Model is based on the principles of relational algebra.

Example RDBMS systems that was subsequently developed: Oracle Database, SQL Server, DB2, Sybase, etc.

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