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Generic MySQL version 5 tag. Please use a mysql-5.x tag instead. Also tag with mysql for search purposes.
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A scheduled task managed by the database, for example using SQL Server Agent, Oracle dbms_job, or MySQL Event Scheduler.
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The process and means of extracting data from a database for use elsewhere.
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alter an existing table object.
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The process of identifying the party logging into a system.
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A pivot (or crosstab) converts row data into columnar data, and vice versa for an unpivot. Not all databases support explicit PIVOT syntax but the functionality can be implemented, often using decisio…
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the default procedural language for the PostgreSQL database system. Questions about PL/pgSQL should probably be tagged "PostgreSQL" as well.
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Database auditing involves observing a database so as to be aware of the actions of database users.
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A sequential journal of database write operations that facilitates robust atomic write operations.
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Establishing a connection to a database or database server.
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an object-oriented language and runtime environment. Java programs can run unchanged on most platforms in a Virtual Machine called the JVM.
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a general-purpose, managed, garbage-collected, object-oriented programming language created by Microsoft.
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represent missing, unknown or inapplicable data.
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A type of replication in SQL Server in which Publishers and Subscribers can work autonomously and later reconnect, synchronize, and merge data changes to achieve convergence among all nodes in the top…
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Transferring log records from a source database system to one or more destination systems.
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Command-Line Utility Program for Oracle
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the concept of moving services from one host or node to another in order to provide high availability in a computing system.
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for questions specific to data types that contain both date and time parts.
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A type of index mostly used in SQL-Server, which aligns the data of a table with the index.
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a free tool for SQL & PL/SQL development and reporting similar to Quest's Toad or Allround Automations' PL/SQL Developer.
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a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for automation of Windows tasks. It has become the defacto CLI for Microsoft products since the its re…
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Constructing a query at runtime with string concatenation operations and executing the query from that string.
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Data corruption refers to errors in computer data that occur during writing, reading, storage, transmission, or processing, which introduce unintended changes to the original data
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a set of rules that determine how data is sorted and compared for comparing characters in a character set.
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an Oracle command line tool for doing backup, restore, and recovery operations.
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Database administrator
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The conversion of data into a form that cannot be easily understood by unauthorized users.
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In the context of a database, maintenance describes routine operational tasks around a database system, such as monitoring, tuning and backup procedures.
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Entity Relationship Diagram
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'Extract, Transform and Load': Data load processing, normally in the context of data warehouse systems.
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For questions about issues arising when multiple users or processes concurrently access or modify shared information in a database system.