CISSP Question of the Day – 8-12-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: Database Types

Which of the following is the best description for an object-oriented database?

  1. Store data as ‘documents’ which contain many different key-value pairs, well-suited to big data and content management applications.
  2. Stores data as a network of information using relationships of data as a means of interconnection; ideal for showing/learning information relationships.
  3. Stores data as sections of columns of data; ideal for read-intensive databases.
  4. Stores data as instances of a class that have both attributes and methods; ideal for complex data, video, (multimedia), and computer-aided software systems.
  5. Stores data in a series of related tables, usually as text.



Check Your Answer


  1. Stores data as instances of a class that have both attributes and methods; ideal for complex data, video, (multimedia), and computer-aided software systems..

Supporting Links:
  1. http://www.comptechdoc.org/independent/database/basicdb/dataobject.html
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object_database


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