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compare

A fundamental computer capability. By comparing one set of data with another, the computer can locate, analyze, select, reorder and make decisions. After comparing, the computer can indicate whether the data were equal or which set was numerically greater or less than the other. See ASCII chart and computer.
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My database structure is complex and although previous versions of SQL Compare were vital to my success, it would take six to eight hours to complete database comparisons," said Jon Moorman, senior database architect for London Bridge Group, a company that provides software and services to the mortgage industry.
SQL Compare 3 uses custom code that can retrieve information and create scripts orders of magnitude faster than the SQL-DMO code used in earlier releases.
Sagan commented that the expanded relationship with COMPARE will provide EBP HealthPlans' clients and prospects with the benefit of consolidated U/M and PPO services on a national basis.
The opportunity to share Diversified's networks, data and outcomes research with HealthCare COMPARE is key in providing a complete approach to the appropriate management of health care services and costs.
HealthCare COMPARE is one of America's leading independent providers of medical cost management services.
Sagan said, "EBP's strategic alliance with COMPARE will provide significant sales opportunities as a result of COMPARE's extensive national PPO network and competitive provider pricing contracts, and will further enhance the managed health care products and services we offer our clients.
AFP Batch Compare allows users to compare advanced function presentation (AFP) rendered files--not just AFP commands or input files--for more accurate comparison of large print files prior to running production processes.
Additionally, Smith stated that this agreement is of strategic importance to ALTA and COMPARE, since it will allow COMPARE clients to utilize ALTA's sophisticated claims processing systems and other health care management services that COMPARE does not provide.