key-value pair


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key-value pair

An item of data that is identified by an arbitrary name. The key is the name, and the value is the content; for example, the key might be CITY, and the value might be CHICAGO. A key-value database is a set of key-value pairs.

Variables Are Key-Values
A variable in a program is also a key-value pair that is initiated by a statement such as int counter=0, which is a C/C++ example that defines an integer named COUNTER (the key) with a value of zero. See variable, hash table, lookup table and configuration file.
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record id), and then sorts the key-value pairs by the distance in ascending order.
In the map matching experiment, we preload both KELI and RDMA-Memcached with about six million key-value pairs represent the geographical information of Ho Chi Minh City.
Key-Value pair for the MapReduce example Key Value engineSpeed Signal values airFlowRate Signal values
Structuring information about the city means that the entire document is divided up into a series of hierarchically organised, short statements that are entirely made up of key-value pairs.
The compression may be improved by using a key-value pair system with a variable number of bits and using a Dynamic Huffman Algorithm.