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

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B-tree index (Database Concepts) 

background process (Database Concepts) 

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

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

backup encryption (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

backup instance (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

backup mode (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

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

backup path (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

backup piece (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

backup point (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

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

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

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

backup window (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

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

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

barrier transaction (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

base letter (Database Globalization Support Guide) 

base level data (OLAP User's Guide) 

base measure (OLAP User's Guide) 

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

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

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

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

BASIC_SECTION_GROUP (Text Application Developer's Guide) 

batch geocoding (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

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

BFILEs (Objects for OLE Developer's Guide) 

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

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

binary compression (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

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

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

binary sorting (Database Globalization Support Guide) 

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

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

binning (Data Mining Concepts) 

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

bitmap join index (Database Concepts) 

bitmap merge (Database Concepts) 

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

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

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

block corruption (Database Concepts) 

block header (Database Concepts) 

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

block overhead (Database Concepts) 

block (Database Performance Tuning Guide) 

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

boundary (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

branch block (Database Concepts) 

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

broadcast (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide) 

broker configuration (Data Guard Broker) 

broker (Data Guard Broker) 

buffer pool (Database Performance Tuning Guide) 

buffer (Database Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (Database 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 (Database High Availability Overview) 

bystander standby database (Data Guard Broker) 

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