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A person who uses data modeling to analyse and specify data use within an application area. A database analyst defines both logical views and physical data structures. In a client/server environment, he defines the database part of the back end system.
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database analystA person responsible for analyzing data requirements within an organization and modeling the data and data flows from one department to another. Formerly called a "data administrator," the database analyst may also perform "database administration" functions, which deal with the particular databases employed. See data administration.
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