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Determining what database product best fits the requirements and limitations in a specific situation. This is advice that generally requires much more insight into requirements than can easily be gle…
Database auditing involves observing a database so as to be aware of the actions of database users.
A scheduled task managed by the database, for example using SQL Server Agent, Oracle dbms_job, or MySQL Event Scheduler.
Constructing a query at runtime with string concatenation operations and executing the query from that string.
an open source tool written in PHP to handle administration of MySQL over the web. It can perform various tasks such as creating, modifying or deleting databases, tables, fields or rows;…
objects that contain statistical information about the distribution of values in one or more columns of a table or indexed view.
the default procedural language for the PostgreSQL database system. Questions about PL/pgSQL should probably be tagged "PostgreSQL" as well.
for questions specific to data types that contain both date and time parts.
MySQL version 5.1 - please also tag with mysql for search purposes.
The conversion of data into a form that cannot be easily understood by unauthorized users.
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…
SQL Server 2000 (major build version 8.00.xxxx). Please also tag sql-server.
For questions about generating or using language scripts, for example scripting a database object definition.
Transferring log records from a source database system to one or more destination systems.
For questions about the storage space used by databases or database objects.
the concept of moving services from one host or node to another in order to provide high availability in a computing system.
For questions about login credentials and accounts used to access a database resource, typically at the server or instance level.
the practice of logically dividing or partitioning data, usually using a specific key (referred to as a shard key), and then placing that data on separate hosts (subsequently known as shar…
The process and means of extracting data from a database for use elsewhere.
In the context of a database, maintenance describes routine operational tasks around a database system, such as monitoring, tuning and backup procedures.
Acronym for Common Table Expression. Temporary, reusable subquery that may be recursive.
a set of rules that determine how data is sorted and compared for comparing characters in a character set.
Short for Recovery Manager is an Oracle command line tool for doing backup, restore, and recovery operations. Also tag RMAN questions with the appropriate Oracle version tag.
Data Definition Language; defining database structures but not their contents.