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Transferring log records from a source database system to one or more destination 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.
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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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Database auditing involves observing a database so as to be aware of the actions of database users.
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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 Definition Language; defining database structures but not their contents.
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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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'Extract, Transform and Load': Data load processing, normally in the context of data warehouse systems.
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Database administrator
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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 data infrastructure implementing a framework of geographic data, metadata, users and tools that are interactively connected in order to use spatial data in an …
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A set of zero, one or more attributes, the value(s) of which are guaranteed to be unique for each tuple (row) in a relation.
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store transient data.
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Entity Relationship Diagram
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A file with contents formatted as comma-separated values.
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For questions about Microsoft SQL Server Express (except Express LocalDB).
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The PIVOT syntax converts row data into columnar data, and vice versa for the UNPIVOT syntax. Not all databases support the PIVOT syntax but the functionality can be implemented, often using decision …
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Numerical sequence generation for automatic key creation
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Defined like a view but holding persistent data like a table, Materialized Views are a feature of a number of RDBMSs including Oracle, DB2 and postgres. SQL Server has a similar feature called an Inde…
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a Java standard that provides the interface for connecting from Java to relational databases.
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provides the infrastructure for queue-based asynchronous message communication between databases.
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A database storage unit that groups related logical structures together.
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An acronym for Common Table Expression. They are temporary, reusable subqueries that may be recursive.
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SQL Cursor : Database Object That Provisions Access to Records in a Database
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The set of rules that define the combinations of symbols that are considered to be correctly structured for that language.
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The processes of creating a point in time copy of data.
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Microsoft SQL Server's command line utility that allows you execute T-SQL commands from a command prompt.
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Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services 2012, and is part of SQL Server 2012. SSIS allows SQL Server to interact with other technologies, including import and export of data to and fro…
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