A table is a container of data (values). A table has vertical columns also called as fields and horizontal rows. A set of value stored in a row is called a record.
Following image is an pictorial presentation of a table and different components of it :
A column name can be used in more than one tables and to maintain integrity of data and reduce redundancy. This is called as relation.
Elements of a table
A table can store a mass Information in a tabular form.
The information of a table stored against some heads, those are fields or columns. Columns shows vertically in a table.
Each fields or column has an individual name. A table cannot contain same name of two different columns
All the columns in a table makes a row. Each row contain all the information of an individual topics.
Value of each field makes a row is the column value.
Each table should contain a field which can create a link with another one or more table is the key field of a table.