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Column - definitions

Column - Synonymous with field. See also: Field and Attribute.

[Category=Database Management ]

Source: Northwest Database Services, 06 November 2009 09:02:06, External

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Column - A means of implementing an item of data within a table. It can be in character, date, or number format, and be optional or mandatory.

[Category=Data Warehousing ]

Source: Aexis Business Intelligence, 11 November 2010 09:08:52, External

Column - The logical structure within a table of a relational database management system (RDBMS) that corresponds to the attribute in the relational model of data.

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: DAMA UK, 14 July 2011 08:54:40, External

column - (1) [database structures] An item in an attribute table.

(2) [computing] The vertical dimension of a table. Each column stores the values of one type of attribute for all the records, or rows, in the table. All the values in a given column are of the same data type; for example, number, string, BLOB, or date.

(3) [data models] A vertical group of cells in a raster, or pixels in an image.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: esri, 23 February 2012 09:18:45, External 





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