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PostgreSQL version 9.3
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A type of integrity constraint used in a RDBMS platform to ensure that a value in a column matches one of a range of key values from another table.
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Splitting a database table into multiple segments for performance or manageability.
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A widely-used open-source operating system that is particularly popular on servers.
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MySQL's Standard Dump/Backup Utility
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Professional Hypertext Preprocessor, a widely used platform for dynamic web applications.
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UPDATE changes the values of the specified columns in all rows that satisfy the condition. Only the columns to be modified need be mentioned in the SET clause; columns not explicitly modified retain t…
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a relational database management system that is part of the Microsoft Office suite.
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the process of moving databases or data from one place to another
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Oracle Database 11g (not 11g R2). Please also tag oracle for search purposes.
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A mechanism for managing concurrent access to shared data or resources by granting temporarily exclusive access to the processes requesting the lock.
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useful and which are not.
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the process of organizing columns into tables within a relational database in such a way as to minimize redundancy and avoid insertion, update and deletion anomalies.
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Operating system produced by Microsoft. Windows is produced in various desktop and server versions.
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a list/history of modification executed by a database management system to guarantee ACID properties over crashes or hardware failures.
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the non-transactional storage engine for MySQL. It provides high-speed storage and retrieval, as well as fulltext searching capabilities. In addition, it is the default storage engine type f…
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When used in the context of databases, memory refers to RAM directly addressable by the CPU as opposed to going through the I/O subsystem.
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Oracle Database 10g (not 10g R2). Please also tag oracle for search purposes.
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A core statement in SQL that does what it says on the tin: inserts data into a table.
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a new feature of SQL Server 2012 that provide continuous data synchronization, automatic failover and secondary read access for one or many SQL Server databases.
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A mechanism for committing a consistent set of changes into a database atomically.
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applies to questions about Relational Model theory. The Relational Model for database management is an approach to managing data using a structure and language consistent with fi…
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PostgreSQL version 9.4
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A virtual table that represents the data in one or more tables in an alternative way.
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In relational database design, a primary key can uniquely identify each row in a table. A primary key comprises a single column or a set of columns.
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Installation (or setup) of a database application, is the act of putting the application onto a computer system so that it can be executed.
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the automated or semi-automated input of data sets between different software applications.
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Procedural Language/Structured Query Language is Oracle Corporation's procedural language extension for SQL. IBM supports PL/SQL for DB2 since version 9.7. Questions about PL/SQL should probably be ta…
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SQL Server Reporting Services, a web based reporting tool produced by Microsoft and bundled with SQL Server.
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Searching the text of a collection of documents or free text fields in a database to find those containing a word or combination of words.
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The strategy selected by the query optimiser to process a query.
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The choice of settings for hardware, firmware, software or other components of a database system.
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Linked server allows operation to multiple server as one query.
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A cluster consists of a group of computers connected so that in many respects they can be viewed as a single system.
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describe when a `SELECT` statement is used as part of a larger SQL statement. The larger statement may be DML and is always found within brackets or parenthesis.
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a web service that makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud.