(MU) A one-to-many relationship between entries in a database, for example a person may have an address field which spanned multiple records (with different indexes). Multiple values are a non-relational technique.
MUs have recently been made available in DB2, despite the product being so heavily influenced by Codd’s Laws of relational databases.
[muhl-tuh-puh l-val-yood] /ˈmʌl tə pəlˈvæl yud/ adjective, Mathematics. 1. .
- Multiple-valued function
noun, Mathematics. 1. (def 4b).
- Multiple virtual storage
operating system (MVS) Release 2 of OS/VS2, called MVS because it had multiple 16 MB virtual address spaces, in contrast to SVS. MVS ran on the IBM 390 series mainframes. It became MVS/SP, then MVS/XA (with 31-bit addressing) and then MVS/ESA. MVS/Open Edition (MVS/OE), aimed at the growing open systems market, added TCP/IP and Unix […]
- Multiple vision
multiple vision n. See polyopia.