The part of a database management system (DBMS) that actually stores and retrieves data. Most DBMS’s include an Application Programming Interface (API) that enables you to directly control the engine without going through the DBMS’s user interface.
- Database Management System (DBMS)
A database management system (DBMS) is a collection of programs that enables you to store, modify, and extract information from a database. There are many different types of database management systems, ranging from small systems that run on personal computers to huge systems that run on mainframes. Examples of Database Applications The following are examples […]
- Database Server
Database server is the term used to refer to the back-end system of a database application using client/server architecture. The back-end, sometimes called a database server, performs tasks such as data analysis, storage, data manipulation, archiving, and other non-user specific tasks.
(dā´t&-gram) (n.) A data packet that is sent over an IP network.
A printed circuit board that plugs into another circuit board (usually the motherboard). A daughtercard is similar to an expansion board, but it accesses the motherboard components (memory and CPU) directly instead of sending data through the slower expansion bus. A daughtercard is also called a daughterboard. See “What You Need to Know About Motherboards” […]
- day forward
The process of scanning, indexing and storing documents to an imaging system as they are produced or received in the normal course of business. Day forward is a term most often associated with backfile conversion.