Although flat file database system is the legacy database concept but you are amaze to know its still used in some modern system include Microsoft Windows and Linux for storing of system configuration. Let explore the flat database system advantages and disadvantages.
Easy to understand.
Easy to implement.
Less hardware and software requirements.
Less Skills set are required to hand flat database systems.
Best for small databases.
Less security easy to extract information.
Sharing of information is cumbersome task
Slow for huge database
Searching process is time consuming