CIW Chpt 6 Voc Quiz CIW Chapter 6 Vocabulary Quiz 1

January 16, 2018 Off By admin
Term Definition
Boolean operator a symbol or word used in Internet searches to narrow search results by including or excluding certain words or phrases from the search criteria
common field a field contained in two or more database tables that forms a connection between the tables
Common Gateway Interface a program that processes data submitted by the user
database a collection of data that can be sorted and searched using search algorithms
database management system a program used to store, access and manipulate database information
field a category of information in a database table
foreign key a related database table that refers to the primary key in the primary table
index a catalog of the contents of a database
junction table a database table containing foreign-key fields that refer to the primary-key fields from the primary tables in a many to many relationship
keyword a word that appears on a web page and is used by search engines to identify relevant URLS
many to many relationship in databases, a relationship in which one record in Table A can relate to many matching records in Table B, and vice versa
meta search engine search engine that scans Web pages for <meta> tag information
one to many relationship in databases a relationship in which a record in Table A can have multiple matching records in Table B, but a record in Table B has only one matching record in Table A
one to one relationship in databases, a relationship in which each record in Table A can have only one matching record in Table B, and vice versa
primary key a field containing a value that uniquely identifies each record in a database table
query a question posed by a user to a database information
record a collection of information in a database table consisting of one or more related field about a specific entity, such as a person product or event
relational database a database that contains multiple tables related through common fields
relationship a connection between two or more database tables that is based on a field that the tables have in common
search engine a powerful software program that searches Internet databases for user-specified information
Structured Query Language a language used to create and maintain professional, high performance corporate databases
table a collection of data about a limited topic, organized into rows and columns in a database