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database

noun catalogue, computer base of inforration, computer file, computer storage, memory Generally: cyberspace, record, records, registry
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Understand the variety of available databases (including content and options for searching) and identify the proper database to search for information
To manage the data and eliminate duplicates, DePauw's IT department wrote programs that crawl the database every day, searching for matches based on different fields like address or phone number.
Oracle Database 10g ups the ante for database manageability and leaves competitors playing catch up," said Barry Cohen, CTO, Edison Group.
A web-based database has potential to expand the capability and effectiveness of SAARMS.
Active archiving also ensures that data can be restored to a new or existing database, even if the data model has changed over time.
Database solutions built on the ES7000 and Microsoft Windows Datacenter Server platform perform as well as or better, are easier to manage, and can deliver a lower total cost of ownership than Unix-based alternatives.
A consideration of KDD database design and cost is data quality.
The importance of understanding database software technology becomes readily apparent when one realizes that computer-based records tracking software, electronic mail systems, corporate financial applications, electronic document management systems (EDMS), and many other organizational information resources rely on database software.
Most spreadsheet packages include a few database functions, such as sorting, queries and limited statistical calculations.
It is interesting to note that some of the commercial search services, such as DIALOG, have offered such capabilities for consolidation of records from multiple A&I databases for some time, though the implementations of these services seem to be based more on static database architectures typical of union catalogs.
Subsetting is appropriate for various phases of the application development life cycle and especially when there is no requirement to test with the entire application database.
It was very tedious, and I had to wait until very close to publication time before starting work on the catalog, because once the ASCII file was created, I was cut off from the database.