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

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Glossary Definitions

data auditors (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

data block (Concepts) 

data consistency (Concepts) 

data corruption (High Availability Best Practices) 
    [definition #2] (High Availability Overview) 
    [definition #3] (Concepts) 

data dictionary cache (Concepts) 

data dictionary view (Concepts) 

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) (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

data file checkpoint (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

data file media recovery (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

data file (Concepts) 

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 (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (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 (Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (Data Mining Concepts) 

data model repository (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 redaction (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

data repair (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

data rule (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

data scanning (Globalization Support Guide) 

data security role (OLAP User's Guide) 

data segment (Concepts) 

data set (Data Mining Concepts) 

data source definition (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

data source name (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

data source name, client (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

data source name, server (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

data source name, system (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

data source name, user (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

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

data transformation (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

data type (Concepts) 

data warehouse (Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (Data Warehousing Guide) 
    [definition #3] (OLAP User's Guide) 

database access control (Concepts) 

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

database administrator (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 

Database Administrator (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

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

database application (Concepts) 

database area (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

database authentication (Concepts) 

database buffer cache (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] (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide) 
    [definition #3] (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 instance (Concepts) 

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 management system (DBMS) (Concepts) 

database method (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 

database object (Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (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 security (Concepts) 

database server (Concepts) 

database service (Concepts) 

database services (Quality of Service Management User's Guide) 

database supplemental logging (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

database user (Concepts) 

database writer (DBW) (Concepts) 

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 (Net Services Reference) 

DBCA (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide) 

DBID (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

DCE (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 

DDL handler (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

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

DDL script (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

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

deadlock (Concepts) 

Decision Tree (Data Mining Concepts) 

declarative rule-based transformation (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

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

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 Linux) 
    [definition #2] (Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows) 
    [definition #3] (Client Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows) 
    [definition #4] (Installation Guide for Oracle Solaris) 
    [definition #5] (Installation Guide for IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-Bit)) 
    [definition #6] (Installation Guide for HP-UX) 
    [definition #7] (Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #8] (Net Services Administrator's Guide) 

default state (Data Guard Broker) 

deferrable constraint (Concepts) 

definer's rights procedure (Security Guide) 

degree of cardinality (Data Warehousing Guide) 

degree of parallelism (Concepts) 

demand (Quality of Service Management User's Guide) 

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

denormalize (Data Warehousing Guide) 

denormalized (OLAP User's Guide) 

dependency (Clusterware Administration and Deployment Guide) 

dependent object (Concepts) 

deployable parameter (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

deployment (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

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

derived fact (or measure) (Data Warehousing Guide) 

derived measure (OLAP User's Guide) 

DES (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

descendant (OLAP User's Guide) 

descending index (Concepts) 

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 attribute tag (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM conformance validator (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM content (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Multimedia User's Guide) 

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

DICOM data type (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM data (Multimedia User'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 Part 10 file (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM standard (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM value locator (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM volume scan (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM XML encoder (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

DICOM (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 Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

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

dimension attribute (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

dimension key (OLAP User's Guide) 

dimension member (OLAP User's Guide) 

dimension table (Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (Data Warehousing Guide) 
    [definition #3] (OLAP User's Guide) 

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

dimension view (OLAP User's Guide) 

dimension (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (Concepts) 
    [definition #3] (Data Warehousing Guide) 
    [definition #4] (OLAP User's Guide) 

dimensional data (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

dimensional object (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

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

direct apply (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

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

direct I/O (Performance Tuning Guide) 

direct-path INSERT (Concepts) 

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 Linux) 
    [definition #2] (Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows) 
    [definition #3] (Installation Guide for Oracle Solaris) 
    [definition #4] (Installation Guide for IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-Bit)) 
    [definition #5] (Installation Guide for HP-UX) 
    [definition #6] (Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #7] (Net Services Reference) 
    [definition #8] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #9] (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

directory object (Concepts) 

directory server (Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Installation Guide for Linux) 
    [definition #3] (Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows) 
    [definition #4] (Installation Guide for Oracle Solaris) 
    [definition #5] (Installation Guide for IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-Bit)) 
    [definition #6] (Installation Guide for HP-UX) 
    [definition #7] (Net Services Reference) 

dirty read (Concepts) 

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] (Clusterware Administration and Deployment Guide) 
    [definition #3] (Automatic Storage Management Administrator's Guide) 

disk quota (Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

dispatcher process (Dnnn) (Concepts) 

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

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 for Microsoft Windows) 

Distributed Computing Environment (DCE) (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 

distributed database (Concepts) 

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) 
    [definition #2] (2 Day + Real Application Clusters Guide) 

distributed transaction (Concepts) 

DLL (Platform Guide for Microsoft Windows) 

DML handler (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

DML (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Concepts) 

DMS (Data Mining Concepts) 

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

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

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

driver (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

DSN (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

DSN, client (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

DSN, server (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

DSN, system (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

DSN, user (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations 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) 

durability (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

dynamic cache group (TimesTen Application-Tier Database Cache User's Guide) 

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) (2 Day + Real Application Clusters Guide) 

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

dynamic link library (Platform Guide for Microsoft Windows) 

dynamic load (TimesTen Application-Tier Database Cache User's Guide) 

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

dynamic performance views (Performance Tuning Guide) 

dynamic statistics (Performance Tuning Guide) 

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