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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 (Database Concepts) 

data consistency (Database Concepts) 

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

data dictionary cache (Database Concepts) 

data dictionary view (Database Concepts) 

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 Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

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

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

data file (Database Concepts) 

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

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

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

data rule (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

data scanning (Database Globalization Support Guide) 

data security role (OLAP User's Guide) 

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

data transformation (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

data type (Database Concepts) 

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

database access control (Database Concepts) 

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

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

Database Administrator (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

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

database application (Database Concepts) 

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

database authentication (Database Concepts) 

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

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 management system (DBMS) (Database Concepts) 

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

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

database server (Database Concepts) 

database service (Database Concepts) 

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

database supplemental logging (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

database user (Database Concepts) 

database writer (DBW) (Database Concepts) 

database (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) 

DBCA (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide) 

DBID (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

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

deadlock (Database Concepts) 

Decision Tree (Data Mining Concepts) 

declarative rule-based transformation (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

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

default state (Data Guard Broker) 

deferrable constraint (Database Concepts) 

definer's rights procedure (Database Security Guide) 

degree of cardinality (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

degree of parallelism (Database Concepts) 

demand (Database Quality of Service Management User's Guide) 

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

denormalize (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

denormalized (OLAP User's Guide) 

dependency (Clusterware Administration and Deployment Guide) 

dependent object (Database 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) (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 

derived measure (OLAP User's Guide) 

DES (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

descendant (OLAP User's Guide) 

descending index (Database Concepts) 

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

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

dimension attribute (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

dimension key (OLAP User's Guide) 

dimension member (OLAP User's Guide) 

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

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

dimension view (OLAP User's Guide) 

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

dimensional data (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

dimensional object (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

direct ancestral path (Database 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 (Database Performance Tuning Guide) 

direct-path INSERT (Database Concepts) 

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 Installation Guide) 
    [definition #6] (Database Net Services Administrator's 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 object (Database Concepts) 

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 read (Database Concepts) 

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

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

dispatcher process (Dnnn) (Database Concepts) 

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

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) 

distributed database (Database Concepts) 

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

distributed transaction (Database Concepts) 

DLL (Database Platform Guide) 

DML handler (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

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

DMS (Data Mining Concepts) 

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

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

duplicate database (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) (Database 2 Day + Real Application Clusters Guide) 

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

dynamic link library (Database Platform Guide) 

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

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

dynamic performance views (Database Performance Tuning Guide) 

dynamic statistics (Database Performance Tuning Guide) 

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