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Oracle9i Database Master Glossary: D
(Release 9.0.1; includes Windows books)

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Glossary Definitions

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daemon (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

data block (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Concepts; search in this book

data block address (DBA) (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

data block number (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

data consistency (Concepts; search in this book

Data Control Language (DCL) (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

Data Definition Language (DDL) (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

Data Definition Statements (DDL) (Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

data dependent routing (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book

data dictionary (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Administrator's Guide for Windows; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Spatial User's Guide and Reference; search in this book
    [definition #5] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

Data Dictionary Cache (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

data divergence (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

data file (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book

Data Gatherer (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book

Data Guard (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

Data Guard configuration (Data Guard Broker; search in this book

Data Guard environment (Data Guard Broker; search in this book

Data Guard Manager (Oracle Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

data integrity (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

data loss (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

data manipulation language (Developer's Guide for Microsoft Transaction Server; search in this book

Data Manipulation Language (DML) (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

Data Manipulation Statements (DML) (Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

data mart (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

data packet (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

data security (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

data segment (Concepts; search in this book

data source (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

data type (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

data warehouse (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

Data Warehousing (Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration; search in this book

data-reading commands (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

database (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

Database Access Descriptor (DAD) (Application Developer's Guide - XML; search in this book

database administrator (DBA) (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #5] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

database alias (Administrator's Guide for Windows; search in this book

database buffer (Concepts; search in this book

database buffer cache (Concepts; search in this book

database character set (Globalization Support Guide; search in this book

database checkpoint (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

database event publication framework (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals; search in this book

database identifier (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

Database Installation Administrator (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book

database instance failure (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

database link (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #3] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

database method (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book

Database Mount Lock (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

database object (Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book
    [definition #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

database point-in-time recovery (DBPITR) (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

database resource object (Data Guard Broker; search in this book

Database Search (Oracle Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

Database Security Administrator (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book

database server (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

database specification (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

database string (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

database tuning (Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

Database User (Oracle Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

Database Writer (DBWn) (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book

database writer (DBWR) (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

database writer process (DBWn) (Concepts; search in this book

datafile (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration; search in this book

datafile checkpoint (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

datafile copy (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

datafile header (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

datafile media recovery (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

datagram (Application Developer's Guide - XML; search in this book

datatype (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

DATE datatype (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

date literal (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

datum transformation (Spatial User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

DB Alter (Oracle Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

db block changes (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book

db block gets (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book

DB Propagate (Oracle Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

DB Quick Change (Oracle Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

DBA (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #4] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

DBA_DATA_FILES (SNMP Support Reference Guide; search in this book

DBA_FREE_SPACE (SNMP Support Reference Guide; search in this book

DBA_TABLESPACES (SNMP Support Reference Guide; search in this book

DBCA (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

DBID (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

DBTZ (Concepts; search in this book

DBWR (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

DBWR cross-instance writes (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book

DCL (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

DDL (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #3] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

Deadlock (Java Developer's Guide; search in this book

decentralized administration (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

decimal escape (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

decision support system (DSS) (Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

decompose (Spatial User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

decryption (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

dedicated server (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book
    [definition #5] (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration; search in this book

default (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

default database (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

default domain (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

default file system directory (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

default knowledge reference (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

default outfile (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

default rules (Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

default state (Data Guard Broker; search in this book

definition (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

degree of parallelism (Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

degree of parallelism (DOP) (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book

delayed protection (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

delegated administration (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

delegated administrative region (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

denormalize (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

derived fact (or measure) (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

DES (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

descendant (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

destination (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

destination dependency (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

device (Legato Storage Manager Administrator's Guide; search in this book

DFS Lock Handles (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book

diacritical mark (Globalization Support Guide; search in this book

diagnosability daemon (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

Diagnostics Pack (Oracle Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

DIB (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

dictionary (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

dictionary attack (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book

dictionary cache (Performance Guide and Reference; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

differential incremental backup (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

Diffie-Hellman key negotiation algorithm (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book

digital certificate (Network, Directory, and Security Guide for Windows; search in this book

digital signature (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book

dimension (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

dimension hierarchy (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

dimension label (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

dimension value (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

dimension value label (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

dimensional data (Spatial User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

direction (Spatial User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

directive (Legato Storage Manager Administrator's Guide; search in this book

directory (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

directory information base (DIB) (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

directory information tree (DIT) (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

directory integration agent (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

directory integration profile (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

directory integration server (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

Directory Manager (Oracle Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

directory naming (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

directory naming context (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

directory replication group (DRG) (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

directory server (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

directory server instance (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

directory system agent (DSA) (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

directory-specific entry (DSE) (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

dirty block (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

dirty buffer (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

DIS (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

Discovery (Oracle Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

disjoint (Spatial User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

disk affinity (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book

disk and execution monitor (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

disk controller (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

dismounted database (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

Dispatch (Java Developer's Guide; search in this book

dispatcher (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration; search in this book

dispatcher processes (Dnnn) (Concepts; search in this book

display format (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

display width (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

distinguished name (DN) (Dynamic Services User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Syndication Server User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book

distributed administration (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) (COM Automation Feature Developer's Guide; search in this book

distributed component object model (DCOM) (Developer's Guide for Microsoft Transaction Server; search in this book

distributed processing (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

distributed recovery (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book

distributed statement (Performance Guide and Reference; search in this book

DIT (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

DLL (Getting Started for Windows; search in this book

DML (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book
    [definition #3] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

DN (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

DNS (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

DOCTYPE (Application Developer's Guide - XML; search in this book

Document Object Model (DOM) (Application Developer's Guide - XML; search in this book

Document Type Definition (DTD) (Application Developer's Guide - XML; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Syndication Server User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book

DOM (Application Developer's Guide - XML; search in this book

domain (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

domain hint (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

Domain Name System (DNS) (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

domestic domains (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book

DOP (Concepts; search in this book

downgrade (Network, Directory, and Security Guide for Windows; search in this book

downtime (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

DRG (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

drill (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (OLAP Services Developer's Guide to the OLAP DML; search in this book

drill down (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

drill up (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

Driver (Java Developer's Guide; search in this book

DSA (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

DSE (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book

DSS (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

DTD (Application Developer's Guide - XML; search in this book

DUAL table (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

duplicate database (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

dynamic link library (Getting Started for Windows; search in this book

Dynamic Link Library (DLL) (Administrator's Guide for Windows; search in this book
    [definition #2] (COM Automation Feature Developer's Guide; search in this book

dynamic performance table (SNMP Support Reference Guide; search in this book

dynamic performance views (Performance Guide and Reference; search in this book

dynamic resource remastering (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

Dynamic Services (Dynamic Services User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book

Dynamic Services engine (Dynamic Services User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book

Dynamic Services framework (Dynamic Services User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book

Dynamic Services Thick Java Client Library (Dynamic Services User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book

Dynamic Services Thin Java Client Library (Dynamic Services User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book