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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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(1988), The Multimedia Articulation of Answers in a Natural Language Database Query System.
We have incorporated scenarios with different number of clients (2 and 4) involved in multimedia communication to find the impact on reduction in the query response time by blocking the traffic through a firewall.We find that with the voice communication taking place in parallel with the database communication, there is a small improvement in the performance of the database query response time if the voice communication is blocked.
Never before has a database query tool offered users such a degree of versatility, which is of paramount importance for today's large companies with thousands of database servers.
Topics discussed include automatic categorization in web database query results, concept-oriented query language, fuzzy approaches to flexible database querying, pattern based schema mapping, relational techniques for storage and querying and graph database queries.
"The ability to get state and national criminal database query returns directly to the patrol car has eliminated the heavy traffic dispatch overloads of the past.
These complementary performance optimization tools enable the profiling and fine-tuning of Java and SQL code from the Java application layer down to the database layer, facilitating code development and detection of issues before an application or database query goes into production.
Using Raceform Interactive, I ran a database query that looked at the record of juveniles since 1996 who were making their all-weather debuts in these months, had previously raced no more than three times and had achieved a Racing Post Rating of 80 or above on at least one of those starts.
Performance enhancements to the database, including the ability to utilize multiple processors for a single database query, will improve performance and increase operational speed, ultimately creating a more efficient work environment for users, explained Gibbs.
This work was aimed at developing an intelligent agent based system for database query processing.
An alternate approach is to accomplish the sub-selection task by loading the database into a database management package such as Sybase or SQL Server and use a database query to select and load the relevant data into the statistical package.
To run a database query out of a programming environment, an appropriate command string has to be assembled, which is then executed by specific methods of superior technologies (ODBC, DAO, OLE DB, ADO or ADO.NET).
Then click on Data, Import External Data (exhibit 1, below) and select New Database Query.