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

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Glossary Definitions

MAA environment (Database High Availability Best Practices) 
    [definition #2] (Database High Availability Overview) 

maintenance window (Database Quality of Service Management User's Guide) 

man-in-the-middle (Database Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Advanced Security Administrator's Guide) 

manageability goal (Database High Availability Overview) 

mandatory auditing (Database Security Guide) 

manifest document (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

mantissa (Database Concepts) 

manual failover (Data Guard Broker) 

manual undo management mode (Database Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #3] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Database Installation Guide) 
    [definition #5] (Database Installation Guide) 

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

mapped attribute (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

mapping document (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

mapping operator (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

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

markup (Text Application Developer's Guide) 

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

Master Boot Record (MBR) (Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database 2 Day + Real Application Clusters Guide) 

master site (Database Concepts) 

master table (Database Concepts) 

master-detail tables (Database Concepts) 

match bin set (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

match pattern (Database Semantic Technologies Developer's Guide) 

materialized view (Database Object-Relational Developer's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Concepts) 
    [definition #3] (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 
    [definition #4] (OLAP User's Guide) 

maximum checkpoint SCN (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

MDATA section (Text Application Developer's Guide) 

MDATA (Text Application Developer's Guide) 

MDL (Data Mining Concepts) 

mean time to recover (MTTR) (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

measure folder (OLAP User's Guide) 

measure range (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

measure (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 
    [definition #2] (OLAP User's Guide) 
    [definition #3] (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

media data (Multimedia User's Guide) 

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

media management catalog (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

media management library (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

media manager multiplexing (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

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

media recovery (Database Concepts) 
    [definition #2] (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

memory pressure (Database Quality of Service Management User's Guide) 

merging (a workspace) (Database Workspace Manager Developer's Guide) 

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

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

message handler (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

message rule (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

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

messaging application programming interface (MAPI) (COM Automation Feature Developer's Guide) 

messaging client (Streams Concepts and Administration) 

metadata encoding (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

metadata extraction (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

metadata schema (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide) 

metadata (Text Application Developer's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 
    [definition #3] (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Multimedia User's Guide) 

methods (Multimedia User's Guide) 

metric (Database Quality of Service Management User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide) 

Microsoft .NET Framework Class Library (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Extensions for .NET Developer's Guide) 

Microsoft .NET (Services for Microsoft Transaction Server Developer's Guide) 

Microsoft Active Directory (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Net Services Reference) 

Microsoft application demo (Services for Microsoft Transaction Server Developer's Guide) 

Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MS DTC) (Services for Microsoft Transaction Server Developer's Guide) 

Microsoft Management Console (Database Platform Guide) 

Microsoft Transaction Server (Services for Microsoft Transaction Server Developer's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Platform Guide) 

Microsoft Windows NT native authentication (Database Net Services Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Net Services Reference) 

migrate (Database Platform Guide) 

min-max normalization (Data Mining Concepts) 

minimum bounding rectangle (MBR) (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

Minimum Description Length (Data Mining Concepts) 

minimum downtime patching (Database 2 Day + Real Application Clusters Guide) 

mining function (Data Mining Concepts) 

mining model (Data Mining Concepts) 

mining object (Data Mining Concepts) 

mining result (Data Mining Concepts) 

mirroring (Automatic Storage Management Administrator's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Database Performance Tuning Guide) 
    [definition #3] (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

missing value (Data Mining Concepts) 

mixed query (Text Application Developer's Guide) 

model (Database Data Warehousing Guide) 
    [definition #2] (OLAP User's Guide) 
    [definition #3] (Database Semantic Technologies Developer's Guide) 
    [definition #4] (Data Mining Concepts) 

module (Database Quality of Service Management User's Guide) 
    [definition #2] (Warehouse Builder Concepts) 

monolingual linguistic sort (Database Globalization Support Guide) 

monolingual support (Database Globalization Support Guide) 

mount (Database Platform Guide) 

mounted database (Database Concepts) 

MTBF (Database Performance Tuning Guide) 

MTS (Database Platform Guide) 

mtssys (Services for Microsoft Transaction Server Developer's Guide) 

MTTR (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

multi-record case (Data Mining Concepts) 

multibyte character string (Database Globalization Support Guide) 

multibyte character (Database Globalization Support Guide) 

multibyte (Database Globalization Support Guide) 

multicast Domain Name Server (mDNS) (Database 2 Day + Real Application Clusters Guide) 

multicast (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide) 

multidimensional data (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

multilevel collection type (Database Object-Relational Developer's Guide) 

multiline string (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

multilingual linguistic sort (Database Globalization Support Guide) 

multiple Oracle homes (Database Platform Guide) 

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

multiplexing (Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide) 

multipolygon (Spatial Developer's Guide) 

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

multiset operators (Database Object-Relational Developer's Guide) 

multithreading (TimesTen In-Memory Database Operations Guide) 

multitier architecture (Database Concepts)