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database

a COMPUTER software package which enables data to be created and stored, to be retrieved and analysed later. Databases can, for example, store names and addresses of potential or past customers which can be used to produce mailing lists for SALES PROMOTIONS.
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Unisys has done the work to provide a total solution tuned to optimize the performance of large Windows-based database servers.
An inventory database could be the collection of information that reflects the holdings of the business, the movement of the inventory, the stock, or the vendors.
A single database file contains an accumulation of "records" within the database.
The most frequently recommended solution was a database.
Personalized correspondence made easy If you have ever done a "mail merge" with a word-processing application, you have done database publishing.
1 provides database monitoring, assessment, and real-time notification required for secure enterprise-wide database security operations and facilitates regulatory compliance for all major database platforms including Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase and HiRDB (Hitachi).
The fact that most applications today rely on relational database technology further complicates the challenge for testing organizations.
The commonly used ranking schemes assign a rank to each record in the result set based on both the properties of the record and the statistical properties of the database from which it has been retrieved--the most common of these being variations on the so-called term frequency/inverse frequency distribution weighting for each term.
By the time Pfeifer realized what was happening, hundreds of duplicate records were in the university's general database, with some students sporting three or four records.
29 percent decrease in complexity as measured by the number of steps needed for the same set of relational database management system (RDBMS) tasks
Adding weekly database exercises to the laboratory manual: The librarians enhanced the laboratory manual for HSMP by adding descriptions and exercises for use of online journal databases subscribed to by the library.