Like every other CMS on the planet, Sitecore's data is stored in a database, well to be more precise several databases. If you look at your SQL server after you install a fresh copy of SQL, you should see something like this:
This may seem like a lot of databases, but each has its own specific purpose. Out of these databases, Sitecore CMS itself uses three to manage content within the CMS itself, which are core, master and web.
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