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Oracle® Database Online Documentation Library Master Glossary: B
11g Release 2 (11.2)

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B-tree index (Concepts) 

background process (Concepts) 

backup and recovery (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

backup control file (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

backup encryption (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

backup instance (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

backup mode (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

backup optimization (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

backup path (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

backup piece (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

backup point (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

backup retention policy (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

backup set (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

backup undo optimization (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

backup window (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

backup (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Platform Guide for Microsoft Windows) 

backup-based duplication (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

barrier transaction (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

base letter (Globalization Support Guide) 

base level data (OLAP User's Guide) 

base measure (OLAP User's Guide) 

base recovery catalog (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

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

base-letter conversion (Text Application Developer's Guide) 

basic graph pattern (BGP) (Semantic Technologies Developer's Guide) 

BASIC_SECTION_GROUP (Text Application Developer's Guide) 

batch geocoding (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

BFILE (SecureFiles and Large Objects Developer's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide) 

BFILEs (Objects for OLE Developer's Guide for Microsoft Windows) 

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

bidirectional transmit (TimesTen Application-Tier Database Cache User's Guide) 

binary compression (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

Binary Large Object (BLOB) (Object-Relational Developer's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (SecureFiles and Large Objects Developer's Guide) 
    [definition #3] (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Objects for OLE Developer's Guide for Microsoft Windows) 

binary large object (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide) 

binary sorting (Globalization Support Guide) 

binary XML (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide) 

bind variable (Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (Performance Tuning Guide) 

binning (Data Mining Concepts) 

bitmap index (Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

bitmap join index (Concepts) 

bitmap merge (Concepts) 

BLOB (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (SecureFiles and Large Objects Developer's Guide) 
    [definition #3] (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide) 

block change tracking file (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

block change tracking (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

block corruption (Concepts) 

block header (Concepts) 

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

block overhead (Concepts) 

block (Performance Tuning Guide) 

bottleneck (Quality of Service Management User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Performance Tuning Guide) 

boundary (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

branch block (Concepts) 

breaking a mirror (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

broadcast (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide) 

broker configuration (Data Guard Broker) 

broker (Data Guard Broker) 

buffer pool (Performance Tuning Guide) 

buffer (Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (Performance Tuning Guide) 

buffered LCR (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

buffered queue (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

buffered user message (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

build data (Data Mining Concepts) 

builder server (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

business impact analysis (High Availability Overview) 

bystander standby database (Data Guard Broker) 

byte semantics (Globalization Support Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Concepts)