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== Nomenclature ==
 
== Nomenclature ==
Before we begin, let's ensure we have an agreed understanding of the terminology we'll use in this study. In Memento, our terminology values from other [[Glossary#DBMS]] disciplines, notably relational DBMSes (or RDBMSes). The following table shows the equivalencies:
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Before we begin, let's ensure we have an agreed understanding of the terminology we'll use in this study. In Memento, our terminology values from other [[Glossary#DBMS|DBMS]] disciplines, notably ''relational'' DBMSes (or [[Glossary#RDBMS|RDBMSes]]). The following table shows the equivalencies:
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
! Memento !! Relational !! Definition
 
! Memento !! Relational !! Definition
 
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| [[Glossary#Database|Database]] || Database
 
| [[Glossary#Database|Database]] || Database
| A generic term meaning the base of all interrelated data regarding a person or application or subject matter.
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| A generic term meaning the base of all interrelated data regarding a person's pursuit, an application, or a subject area.
 
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| [[Glossary#Library|Library]] || [[Glossary#Table|Table]]
 
| [[Glossary#Library|Library]] || [[Glossary#Table|Table]]
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| A typed data item occupying a position within a library or table
 
| A typed data item occupying a position within a library or table
 
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| Field[[Glossary#Entry|Entry]] || [[Glossary#Record|Record]] (or row)
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| [[Glossary#Entry|Entry]] || [[Glossary#Record|Record]]<br/>(or row)
 
| An instance or occurrence of data across fields or columns
 
| An instance or occurrence of data across fields or columns
 
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