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Private databases for your farm

Enter private databases. The word database should not scare you. Most everyone has some experience with spreadsheets, which are workbooks with separate sheets filled with numbers, text and maybe some insightful charts. Usually, we use them to do some relatively light computing or accounting. A spreadsheet can also function as a database. There are entire college courses and even full degrees related to databases.

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