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Update - definitions

Update : Causing to change values in one or more selected occurrences, groups, or data elements stored in a database. May include the notion of adding or deleting data occurrences. 

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: Larry English, External, 13-Feb-2009 11:30

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Update - An update is the process of updating a mailing list with current customer information. Mailing list updates occur at the owner service bureau.

[Category=Database Marketing ]

Source: NextMark, 20 August 2009 13:15:54, ?glossaryTermId=a0800000000F9GNAA0 External

Update - One of the four actions associated with data: CRUD: ”Create, Read, Update, and Delete. Not allowed in a data warehouse because a data warehouse depends on a time series of data.

[Category=Data Warehousing ]

Source:, 12 August 2010 10:42:38, External

Updates - Additions or changes to a database that occur periodically to keep the file current.

[Category=Database Marketing ]

Source: Postcom, 15 April 2010 09:34:30, External


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