database


database
   An empirically derived group of DNA types obtained by DNA typing people of known ethnicity.

Forensic science glossary. . 2012.

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  • Database — A database is an organized collection of data for one or more purposes, usually in digital form. The data are typically organized to model relevant aspects of reality (for example, the availability of rooms in hotels), in a way that supports… …   Wikipedia

  • database — noun Date: circa 1962 a usually large collection of data organized especially for rapid search and retrieval (as by a computer) • database transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • database — Information that is normally structured and indexed for user access and review. Databases may exist in the form of physical files (folders, documents, etc.) or formatted automated data processing system data files …   Military dictionary

  • Database design — is the process of producing a detailed data model of a database. This logical data model contains all the needed logical and physical design choices and physical storage parameters needed to generate a design in a Data Definition Language, which… …   Wikipedia

  • Database audit — Database auditing involves observing a database so as to be aware of the actions of database users. Database administrators and consultants often set up auditing for security purposes, for example, to ensure that those without the permission to… …   Wikipedia

  • Database security — concerns the use of a broad range of information security controls to protect databases (potentially including the data, the database applications or stored functions, the database systems, the database servers and the associated network links)… …   Wikipedia

  • Database administration and automation — Database administration is the function of managing and maintaining database management systems (DBMS) software. Mainstream DBMS software such as Oracle, IBM DB2 and Microsoft SQL Server need ongoing management. As such, corporations that use… …   Wikipedia

  • Database marketing — is a form of direct marketing using databases of customers or potential customers to generate personalized communications in order to promote a product or service for marketing purposes. The method of communication can be any addressable medium,… …   Wikipedia

  • Database tuning — describes a group of activities used to optimize and homogenize the performance of a database. It usually overlaps with query tuning, but refers to design of the database files, selection of the database management system (DBMS), operating system …   Wikipedia

  • Database storage structures — Database tables/indexes are typically stored on hard disk in one of many forms, ordered/unordered Flat files, ISAM, Heaps, Hash buckets or B+ Trees. These have various advantages and disadvantages discussed in this topic. The most commonly used… …   Wikipedia


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