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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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Transferring log records from a source database system to one or more destination systems.
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In computing, ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) is a standard C programming language interface for accessing database management systems (DBMS).
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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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Microsoft SQL Server Express, a freely downloadable and distributable version of Microsoft's SQL Server relational database management system, comprises a database specifically targeted for embedded a…
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store transient data.
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'Extract, Transform and Load': Data load processing, normally in the context of data warehouse systems.
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Constructing a query at runtime with string concatenation operations and executing the query from that string.
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Entity Relationship Diagram
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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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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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Numerical sequence generation for automatic key creation
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the practice of logically dividing or partitioning data, usually using a sprecific key (referred to as a shard key), and then placing that data on separate hosts (subsequently known as sha…
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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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Data Definition Language; defining database structures but not their contents.
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NDB Cluster : MySQL's Distributed MultiMaster Storage Engine
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a Java standard that provides the interface for connecting from Java to relational databases.
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Questions about any and all tools related to databases or the job of database administration.
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SQL Cursor : Database Object That Provisions Access to Records in a Database
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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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The set of all distinct rows from two or more result sets.