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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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As nearly anyone associated with a college or university knows, databases abound in an academic environment.
Understand the variety of available databases (including content and options for searching) and identify the proper database to search for information
Penetration Testing Capabilities -- Performs brute force attacks on new or existing databases to determine common or easily detected passwords.
com/) have developed proprietary databases of this type.
The budget analysts in the SAOs routinely use various databases and regulations available on the internet.
Experience shows that larger databases negatively impact application performance and take longer to load, unload, search, reorganize and recover.
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Research is being done to ascertain if there are patterns, not just within databases but within documents and disciplines, that contribute to knowledge retrieval.
Indexes to records within relational databases may be stored separately from the actual database files containing data records.
The fourth generation language (4GL) provided by some databases allows users to format input screens with a host of editing and validating controls.
Making data pretty The newer side of database publishing is the creation of specialized publications using existing databases.