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Oracle® Database Online Documentation Library Master Glossary: D
11g Release 1 (11.1)

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data block (Database Concepts) 

data consistency (Database Concepts) 

data corruption (Database High Availability Best Practices) 

data dictionary (Database Platform Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Concepts) 
    [definition #3] (Spatial Developer's Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #5] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

Data Encryption Standard (DES) (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

data extent (Database Storage Administrator's Guide) 

Data Guard command-line interface (Data Guard Broker) 

Data Guard configuration (Data Guard Broker) 

Data Guard environment (Data Guard Broker) 

data integrity check (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

data integrity (Database Concepts) 

data manipulation language (Services for Microsoft Transaction Server Developer's Guide) 

data mart (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

data mining algorithm (Data Mining Concepts) 

data mining server (Data Mining Concepts) 

data mining (Data Mining Concepts) 

data model repository (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

data model (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

data packet (Database Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #2] (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 

data provider (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide) 

Data Recovery Advisor (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Concepts) 

data repair (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

data scanning (Database Globalization Support Guide) 

data security role (OLAP User's Guide) 

data segment (Database Concepts) 

data set (Data Mining Concepts) 

data source (OLAP User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

data warehouse (OLAP User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

Database Access Descriptor (DAD) (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide,) 

database administrator (DBA) (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 

database administrator (Database Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #2] (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 

Database Administrator (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

database alias (Database Platform Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #3] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

database area (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

database buffer cache (Database Concepts) 

database buffer (Database Concepts) 

database character set (Database Globalization Support Guide) 

database checkpoint (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

Database Configuration Assistant (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Net Services Reference) 

database guard (Data Guard Broker) 

database identifier (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

Database Installation Administrator (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

database link (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Concepts) 
    [definition #3] (Database Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #4] (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #5] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

database method (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 

database object (Data Guard Broker) 

database password verifier (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

database point-in-time recovery (DBPITR) (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

database registration (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

Database Security Administrator (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

database supplemental logging (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

database writer process (DBWn) (Database Concepts) 

database (Database Concepts) 

datafile checkpoint (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

datafile copy (Database Concepts) 

datafile media recovery (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

datafile (Database Concepts) 

datagram (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide,) 

DataSet (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide) 

datastore (Text Application Developer's Guide) 

datum transformation (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

DBA (Database Net Services Reference) 

DBID (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

DBUriType (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide,) 

DCE (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

DDL handler (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

DDL logical change record (DDL LCR) (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

DDL (Database Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide) 

decision tree (Data Mining Concepts) 

declarative rule-based transformation (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

decryption (Database Platform Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Security Guide) 
    [definition #3] (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

dedicated connection (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 

dedicated server (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Concepts) 
    [definition #3] (Database Net Services Reference) 

deduplication (Database SecureFiles and Large Objects Developer's Guide) 

default domain (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Client Installation Guide) 
    [definition #3] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #5] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #6] (Database Client Installation Guide) 
    [definition #7] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #8] (Database Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #9] (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 

default state (Data Guard Broker) 

define variables (Database Concepts) 

definer's rights procedure (Database Security Guide) 

degree of cardinality (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

denial-of-service (DoS) attack (Database Security Guide) 

denormalize (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

denormalized (OLAP User's Guide) 

dequeue (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

derived fact (or measure) (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

derived measure (OLAP User's Guide) 

DES (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

descendant (OLAP User's Guide) 

descriptive model (Data Mining Concepts) 

destination database (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

destination host (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

destination platform (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

destination queue (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

detail data (OLAP User's Guide) 

detail table (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

detail (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

diacritic (Database Globalization Support Guide) 

DICOM conformance validator (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM content (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM data type definition schema (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM encoding rules (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM image (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM metadata document (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM parser (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM volume scan (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM XML encoder (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

dictionary attack (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 

dictionary cache (Database Performance Tuning Guide) 

differential incremental backup (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

Diffie-Hellman key negotiation algorithm (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

digital certificates (Database Platform Guide) 

digital signature (Database Platform Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #3] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

dimension key (OLAP User's Guide) 

dimension member (OLAP User's Guide) 

dimension table (OLAP User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

dimension value (OLAP User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

dimension view (OLAP User's Guide) 

dimension (OLAP User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

dimensional data (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

direct ancestral path (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

direct apply (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

Direct Attached Storage (DAS) (Database Storage Administrator's Guide) 

direct I/O (Database Performance Tuning Guide) 

directed network (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

direction (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

directly granted role (Database Security Guide) 

directory information tree (DIT) (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #3] (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

directory naming context (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

directory naming (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #3] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #5] (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #6] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #7] (Database Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #8] (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #9] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

directory server (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #3] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #5] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #6] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #7] (Database Net Services Reference) 

dirty writes (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide) 

disaster recovery (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

discretization (Data Mining Concepts) 

disjoint (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

disk controller (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

disk group (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Concepts) 
    [definition #3] (Database Storage Administrator's Guide) 

disk quota (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

dispatcher processes (Dnnn) (Database Concepts) 

dispatcher (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Net Services Reference) 

distance-based (clustering algorithm) (Data Mining Concepts) 

distinguished name (DN) (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #3] (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

distributed component object model (DCOM) (Services for Microsoft Transaction Server Developer's Guide) 

Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) (COM Automation Feature Developer's Guide) 

Distributed Computing Environment (DCE) (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

distributed processing (Database Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (Database Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #3] (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 

distributed statement (Database Performance Tuning Guide) 

Distributed Transaction Processing (DTP) (Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide) 

DLL (Database Platform Guide) 

DML handler (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

DML (Database Concepts) 

DMS (Data Mining Concepts) 

DNS (Database Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #2] (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 

DOCTYPE (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide,) 

Document Location Hint (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide,) 

Document Object Model (DOM) (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide,) 

Document Type Definition (DTD) (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide,) 

DOM fidelity (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide,) 

DOM (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide,) 
    [definition #2] (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide) 

domain hint (Database Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #2] (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 

domain index (Text Application Developer's Guide) 

Domain Name System (DNS) (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #3] (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

domain (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #3] (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

DOP (Database Concepts) 

downgrade (Database Platform Guide) 

downstream capture process (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

downstream database (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

drill down (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

drill up (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

drill (OLAP User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

DTD (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide,) 

duplexed backup set (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

duplicate database (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

Dynamic Link Library (DLL) (Database Extensions for .NET Developer's Guide) 

dynamic link library (Database Platform Guide) 

dynamic method dispatch (Database Object-Relational Developer's Guide) 

dynamic performance views (Database Performance Tuning Guide) 

dynamic-link library (DLL) (COM Automation Feature Developer's Guide)