References and Definitions for Microsoft Excel by François Auerbach | Microsoft Excel A database is collection of data organised in a table or list form in Excel. In Excel, A database field is represented by a column. The field name is the column heading. Each database record is represented by a row. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of new posts by email.