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CUT6 12.1

Computers: Understanding Tech 6e 12.1

TermDefinition
database A collection of data organized in one or more data tables stored on a computer, managed using database management system software.
entity Anything you want to keep a record of in a database, including something that exists physically, such as a person or product, or something conceptual, such as a sales transaction.
field A single type of information in a data table, such as a name, an address, or a dollar amount. A field may have multiple properties, such as data type, field name, and field size.
data type A field property that specifies the type of information the field will hold. Examples include numeric, alphanumeric (numbers and letters), and date.
field name A unique name assigned to a field by the person developing the database.
numeric data A field data type in which the field holds integer data, consisting only of numbers. Also called integer data.
alphanumeric data A field data type in which the field holds text data, consisting of letters, numbers, and sometimes special characters. Also called text data.
record A collection of related fields describing a single entity (person, place, thing, or event) in a data table.
data table A collection of records of the same type in a database. Called data file in some systems.
transaction A business activity central to the nature of an enterprise—for example, a product being sold, an airline flight being booked, or a college course grade being recorded.
electronic office An office that implements an office information system (OIS) to automate office work.
Created by: softcrylic