Something that you can store information about.
You identify attributes for the entity.
- Name (first)
- Name (last)
- Publisher details
- Rental owner
- Rental time
- Books borrowed
- Length of membership
A database is used to store data about entities.
The entities have attributes - A set of attributes is identifies as a record.
E.g: Student: John Peters, 17, 12 Dalestreet, Dudlet, DY8 2QP - This would be an individual record.