Problems with Traditional File Environment

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The traditional file system had suffered a number disadvantage as firms tended to grow day by day. The problems with traditional file environment include-

Data redundancy: Data redundancy is the presence of duplicate data in multiple data files

Program data dependence: Program data dependence is the tight relationship between data stored in files and the specific programs required to update and maintain those files.

Lack of flexibility: lack of flexibility is a traditional file system can deliver routine scheduled reports after extensive programming efforts but it can not deliver ad hoc reports or respond to unanticipated information requirement in a timely fashion.

Poor security: Because there is little control or management of data, access to information may be out of control.