I have heard the term "master table" thrown around by our data services department and I'm wondering where that term was coined from or if it is something they made up. From what I gather their "master table" is a shmorgishborg of data from various tables of which they run queries against. It seems ridiculous to me and the table is hardly normalized, but I'm curious about where the name comes from.
closed as too localized by Jack Douglas♦ Oct 15 '12 at 9:02
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