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

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Glossary Definitions

data block (Concepts) 

data consistency (Concepts) 

data corruption (High Availability Best Practices) 

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

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

data extent (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 (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

data integrity (Concepts) 

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

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

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

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

data repair (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

data scanning (Globalization Support Guide) 

data security role (OLAP User's Guide) 

data segment (Concepts) 

data set (Data Mining Concepts) 

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

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

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

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

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

Database Administrator (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

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

database area (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

database buffer cache (Concepts) 

database buffer (Concepts) 

database character set (Globalization Support Guide) 

database checkpoint (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

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

database guard (Data Guard Broker) 

database identifier (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

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

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

database method (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 

database object (Data Guard Broker) 

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

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

database registration (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

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

database supplemental logging (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

database writer process (DBWn) (Concepts) 

database (Concepts) 

datafile checkpoint (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

datafile copy (Concepts) 

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

datafile (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 (Net Services Reference) 

DBID (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

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

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

DDL handler (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

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

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

decision tree (Data Mining Concepts) 

declarative rule-based transformation (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

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

dedicated connection (Net Services Administrator's Guide) 

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

deduplication (SecureFiles and Large Objects Developer's Guide) 

default domain (Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows) 
    [definition #2] (Client Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows) 
    [definition #3] (Installation Guide for Solaris Operating System) 
    [definition #4] (Installation Guide for HP-UX) 
    [definition #5] (Installation Guide for AIX Based Systems) 
    [definition #6] (Client Installation Guide for AIX Based Systems) 
    [definition #7] (Installation Guide for Linux) 
    [definition #8] (Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #9] (Net Services Administrator's Guide) 

default state (Data Guard Broker) 

define variables (Concepts) 

definer's rights procedure (Security Guide) 

degree of cardinality (Data Warehousing Guide) 

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

denormalize (Data Warehousing Guide) 

denormalized (OLAP User's Guide) 

dequeue (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

derived fact (or measure) (Data Warehousing Guide) 

derived measure (OLAP User's Guide) 

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

descendant (OLAP User's Guide) 

descriptive model (Data Mining Concepts) 

destination database (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

destination host (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

destination platform (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

destination queue (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

detail data (OLAP User's Guide) 

detail table (Data Warehousing Guide) 

detail (Data Warehousing Guide) 

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

dictionary cache (Performance Tuning Guide) 

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

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

digital certificates (Platform Guide for Microsoft Windows) 

digital signature (Platform Guide for Microsoft Windows) 
    [definition #2] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #3] (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] (Data Warehousing Guide) 

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

dimension view (OLAP User's Guide) 

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

dimensional data (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

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

direct apply (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

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

direct I/O (Performance Tuning Guide) 

directed network (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

direction (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

directly granted role (Security Guide) 

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

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

directory naming (Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows) 
    [definition #2] (Installation Guide for Solaris Operating System) 
    [definition #3] (Installation Guide for HP-UX) 
    [definition #4] (Installation Guide for AIX Based Systems) 
    [definition #5] (Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #6] (Installation Guide for Linux) 
    [definition #7] (Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #8] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #9] (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

directory server (Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows) 
    [definition #3] (Installation Guide for Solaris Operating System) 
    [definition #4] (Installation Guide for HP-UX) 
    [definition #5] (Installation Guide for AIX Based Systems) 
    [definition #6] (Installation Guide for Linux) 
    [definition #7] (Net Services Reference) 

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

disaster recovery (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

discretization (Data Mining Concepts) 

disjoint (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

disk controller (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

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

disk quota (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

dispatcher processes (Dnnn) (Concepts) 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

distributed statement (Performance Tuning Guide) 

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

DLL (Platform Guide for Microsoft Windows) 

DML handler (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

DML (Concepts) 

DMS (Data Mining Concepts) 

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

domain index (Text Application Developer's Guide) 

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

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

DOP (Concepts) 

downgrade (Platform Guide for Microsoft Windows) 

downstream capture process (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

downstream database (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

drill down (Data Warehousing Guide) 

drill up (Data Warehousing Guide) 

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

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

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

duplicate database (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

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

dynamic link library (Platform Guide for Microsoft Windows) 

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

dynamic performance views (Performance Tuning Guide) 

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