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character string

[′kar·ik·tər ′striŋ]
(computer science)
A sequence of characters in a computer memory or other storage device. Also known as alphabetic string.

character string

A group of alphanumeric characters. Contrast with numeric data.
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The Illustra(TM) object-relational DBMS extends the widely accepted relational database model, enabling users to store, manage and analyze advanced information types such as audio, text, video and images in a single database with character strings and numbers, using industry-standard structured query language (SQL).
Now, popular Microsoft Office programs can be used to exploit the powerful and rich capabilities of the Illustra Server and its growing portfolio of DataBlade(R) modules that allow users to store, query, manipulate, manage and retrieve any kind of data, including video, sound, images, geo-spatial and other complex data -- as well as the character strings -- each in its native from.
The company's flagship product, the Illustra Server, allows users to store, manage and analyze complex multimedia data such as audio, video, text and images in a single database, along with traditional character strings and numbers, using industry-standard SQL.
The company's flagship product, the Illustra Server, allows users to store, manage and analyze complex multimedia data, such as audio, video and images, in a single database along with traditional character strings and numbers.
All existing XVT API functions that accept character strings now handle multibyte strings, with full backward capability.
The company's flagship product, the Illustra(TM) Server, allows users to store, manage and analyze rich multimedia data, such as audio, video, text and images, in a single database along with traditional character strings and numbers.
The Illustra Server allows users to store, manage, retrieve and manipulate rich multimedia data such as audio, video, maps, text and images in a single database along with traditional character strings and numbers.
Illustra combines the power of object orientation with the flexibility of relational databases to create an entirely new class of database that can store and manipulate complex data as easily as character strings and numbers.
DDP DataServer is a package designed to provide the DDP printer family the ability to print SNA Character Strings (SCS) and Intelligent Printer Data Stream (IPDS) jobs from a Mainframe or Midrange system.
Accurately verifying these codes has posed a problem for the customer because the character strings are often printed using inkjet or laser marking systems on curved surfaces, which can distort the characters and make them difficult to read.
Replacing passwords and PINs with finger-image identification can enhance security, facilitate `single sign-on,' and make life much easier for network users -- who no longer have to remember a multitude of complex character strings.
The new tools utilize advanced recognition algorithms to verify and read printed character strings despite a number of challenging conditions.