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A standard method for accessing a database regardless of the
DBMS or application program used.
A repository of information divided into columns and rows; the
format in which all information in a given database is
A data-storage facility that stores various types of information
(e.g., text, images, multimedia) as objects.
The defined structure and content types of a database system,
often depicted as a graphical reference.
A collection of data that can be sorted and searched using
A column within a database table, by which information can
be sorted and retrieved.
An application that allows users to manipulate information in
A row within a database table, which includes one complete
set of information.
A data-storage facility constructed from multiple files and
housed at different locations on the enterprise.
A computer language for accessing information from a
database and that closely resembles verbal English language.
A set of records contained in a database.
A database management system that
stores information on a
single table consisting of multiple rows and columns.
A database management system that stores related
information in a collection of tables.
A database access method that executes SQL statements via
Java programming to communicate with any SQL-compliant
A request for information from the user to the database; the
reply values are based on user-specified criteria.