In an office environment, some of the advantages would be improvement of searching and the implementation of right management.
mainly, you should be aware that a database system, I suppose you're talking about a relational one, is more performant, therefore it's quicker to find a record which makes it more cheap than a file System, like VSAM and others.
Another advantage would be seamless of data integration. While the diverse file formats of file system could cause interface headaches & inefficiencies.
Last Wiki Answer Submitted: November 22, 2007 7:30 am by PMSilva15 pts.