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    10g

    10g is Oracle's grid computing product group including (among other things) a database management system (DBMS) and an application server. In addition to supporting grid computing features such as resource sharing and automatic load balancing. (Continued...)

  • D

    delimiter

    In computer programming, a delimiter is a character that identifies the beginning or the end of a character string (a contiguous sequence of characters).

  • E

    Oracle extents

    Oracle extents are a set of contiguous blocks allocated in an Oracle database.

  • F

    field

    A field is an area in a fixed or known location in a unit of data such as a record, message header, or computer instruction that has a purpose and usually a fixed size.

  • flexfield

    In an Oracle environment, a flexfield is a database field that has flexibility built into it so that users can define reporting structures that are relevant to their specific organizations.

  • foreign key

    A foreign key is a column or columns of data in one table that connects to the primary key data in the original table.

  • R

    responsibility

    In an Oracle environment, a responsibility is a defined user right, similar to the word privilege in some other settings.

  • row

    In a database, a row (sometimes called a record) is the set of fields within a table that are relevant to a specific entity.

  • Z

    Z39.50

    Z39.50 is a standard communications protocol for the search and retrieval of bibliographic data in online databases.

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