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A

ACCDB file format
Access
Active Server Pages (ASP)
Application Programmer Interface (API)
Atomicity
Attribute
Authentication

B

BASE Model
BCNF
Boyce-Codd Normal Form

C

Candidate Key
Cardinality
Classification
Clustering
Cold Fusion
Column
Commit
Compound Key
Concatenation
Concurrency
Consistency
Cursor

D

Data
Database
Database Management System
Database Tuning Advisor
Data Definition Language
Data Manipulation Language
Data Mining
Data Warehouse
DB2
dBase
DBMS
Decryption
Default Values
Delphi
Dependency Determinant
Dimension
Domain
Durability

E

Encryption
Enterprise
Entity
Entity-Relationship Diagram
ER Diagram
eXtensible Markup Language

F

Fact Table
Field
FileMaker Pro
First Normal Form
Flat File
Foreign Key
Form
Fourth Normal Form
FoxPro
Full Functional Dependency Functional Dependency

G

H

I

Index
Inference
INGRES
Insert
Instance
Isolation

J

Join

K

Key
Knowledge
Knowledge Discovery in Databases (KDD)

L

Linear Regression
Lock
Log Shipping

M

Machine Learning
Many-to-Many Relationships
MDB File Format
Merge Replication
Metadata
Microsoft Access
Microsoft SQL Server
Multiple Regression
Multivalued Dependency
Multivalued Fields
MySQL

N

Normalization
NoSQL
NOT NULL Constraints
Null

O

Object
Object-Oriented Database
One-to-Many Relationships
One-to-One Relationships
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Oracle

P

Paradox
Password
PHP
PL/SQL
Postgres
Primary Key

Q

Query

R

RDBMS
Record
Referential integrity
Regression
Relation
Relationship
Relational Database Management System
Replication
Report
Repository
Resource Governor
Rollback
Row

S

Schema
Second Normal Form
Select
Self join
Snapshot Replication
Stored Procedures
SQL
SQL Agent
SQL Injection Attacks
SQL Profiler
SQL Server
Structured Query Language
Superkey

T

Table
Third Normal Form
Transact-SQL
Transactional Replication
Transitive Functional Dependency
Trivial Functional Dependency
Two-phase commit
Transaction
Trigger
Tuple

U

Unique constraint
Update
User level security

V

View

W

X

XML

Y

Z

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