Glossary of Digital Audio terms
A relational database management system (RDBMS) is a database management system (DBMS) that is based on the relational model as invented by E. F. Codd, of IBM's San Jose Research Laboratory. Many popular databases currently in use are based on the relational database model.
RDBMSs are a common choice for the storage of information in new databases used for financial records, manufacturing and logistical information, personnel data, and other applications since the 1980s.
RTAS is an acronym for "Real Time Audio Suite". RTAS was developed by Digidesign for their Pro Tools DAW applications.