Choose Index below for a list of all words and phrases defined in this glossary.

Database Integrity

index | Index

Database Integrity - definition(s)

Database integrity - The characteristic of data in a database in which the data conforms to the physical integrity constraints, such as referential integrity and primary key uniqueness, and is able to be secured and recovered in the event of an application, software, or hardware failure. Database integrity does not imply data accuracy or other information quality characteristics not able to be provided by the DBMS functions.

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: Larry English, External, 22-Jan-2009 13:56

Data Quality Glossary.  A free resource from GRC Data Intelligence. For comments, questions or feedback: