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Oracle Database 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 Overview)

data dictionary (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Concepts)
    [definition #3] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #4] (Spatial Developer's Guide)

data dictionary cache (Concepts)

data dictionary view (Concepts)

Data Encryption Standard (DES) (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Enterprise User Security Administrator'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 (Concepts)

data integrity check (Backup and Recovery User's Guide)

data manipulation language (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide)

data mart (Data Warehousing Guide)

data mining (Concepts)
    [definition #2] (Data Mining Concepts)

data mining algorithm (Data Mining Concepts)

data mining server (Data Mining Concepts)

data model repository (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide)

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

Data Recovery Advisor (Backup and Recovery User's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Concepts)

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

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 transformation (Warehouse Builder Concepts)

data type (Concepts)

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

database (Concepts)

Database Access Descriptor (DAD) (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)

Database Administrator (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)

database administrator (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)

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

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

database area (Backup and Recovery User's Guide)

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] (Net Services Reference)
    [definition #3] (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide)

database guard (Data Guard Broker)

database identifier (Backup and Recovery User's Guide)

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

database link (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Concepts)
    [definition #3] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #4] (Net Services Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #5] (Net Services Reference)

database method (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)

database object (Data Guard Broker)

database password verifier (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Enterprise User 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 (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)

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

database supplemental logging (Streams Concepts and Administration)

database user (Concepts)

database writer (DBWn) (Concepts)

datafile checkpoint (Backup and Recovery User's Guide)

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

datagram (XML Developer's Kit Programmer'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)

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

DCE (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)

DDL (Concepts)

DDL handler (Streams Concepts and Administration)

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

DDL script (Warehouse Builder Concepts)

deadlock (Concepts)

decision tree (Data Mining Concepts)

declarative rule-based transformation (Streams Concepts and Administration)

decryption (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #3] (Security Guide)

dedicated connection (Net Services Administrator's Guide)

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

deduplication (SecureFiles and Large Objects Developer's Guide)

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

default state (Data Guard Broker)

deferrable constraint (Concepts)

definer's rights procedure (Security Guide)

degree of cardinality (Data Warehousing Guide)

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)

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

descendant (OLAP User's Guide)

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 Warehousing Guide)

detail data (OLAP User's Guide)

detail table (Data Warehousing Guide)

diacritic (Globalization Support Guide)

DICOM (Multimedia DICOM Developer's 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 (Multimedia User's Guide)

DICOM data type (Multimedia DICOM Developer's Guide)

DICOM data type definition schema (Multimedia DICOM Developer'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)

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

directed network (Streams Concepts and Administration)

direction (Spatial Developer's Guide)

directly granted role (Security Guide)

directory information tree (DIT) (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #3] (Net Services Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #4] (Net Services Reference)

directory naming (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #3] (Net Services Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #4] (Net Services Reference)

directory naming context (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)

directory object (Concepts)

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

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 (Automatic Storage Management Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Backup and Recovery User's Guide)
    [definition #3] (Clusterware Administration and Deployment Guide)

disk quota (Backup and Recovery User's Guide)

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

dispatcher process (Dnnn) (Concepts)

distance-based (clustering algorithm) (Data Mining Concepts)

distinguished name (DN) (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #3] (Net Services Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #4] (Net Services Reference)

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

distributed statement (Performance Tuning Guide)

distributed transaction (Concepts)

Distributed Transaction Processing (DTP) (2 Day + Real Application Clusters Guide)
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide)

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

DML handler (Streams Concepts and Administration)

DMS (Data Mining Concepts)

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

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

Document Location Hint (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 (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)

DOM fidelity (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)

domain (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #3] (Net Services Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #4] (Net Services Reference)

domain index (Text Application Developer's Guide)

Domain Name System (DNS) (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #2] (Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #3] (Net Services Administrator's Guide)
    [definition #4] (Net Services Reference)

downstream capture process (Streams Concepts and Administration)

downstream database (Streams Concepts and Administration)

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

drill down (Data Warehousing Guide)

drill up (Data Warehousing 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 (In-Memory Database Cache User's Guide)

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

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

dynamic performance views (Performance Tuning Guide)

dynamic sampling (Performance Tuning Guide)

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