system catalog

system catalog

[′sis·təm ′kad·əl‚äg]
(computer science)
An index of all files controlled by the operating system of a large computer.

system catalog

(database)
The data dictionary of a DBMS. The system catalogue stores meta-data including the schemas of the databases. It is a mini-database, and is usually stored using the DBMS itself in special tables called system tables. It maybe referred to as being "on line", as it is active, and can be queried by users like any other table.
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the provision of a backup system catalog and options based on EVault Plug-N Technologies -Protect and Satellite;
More details on the PON and the system catalog including descriptions of eligible CHP systems and vendors can be found at http://www.
Lynch and Preston (1990) note that, by 1989, the Colorado Association of Research Libraries (CARL) catalogs and the University of California system catalog (MELVYL) were available on the Internet via the telnet protocol.
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the leading innovator of cloud computing technology and utility computing services, announced today the immediate availability of its MySQL-R appliance, an addition to the AppLogic system catalog, that is designed to provide easy database replication for scaling and disaster recovery.
A subsequent integration into a system catalog from the universities of Leipzig must be guaranteed.
This 2008 Siemon System catalog is designed specifically for the Americas and represents the key, regional "Focus" products for each of Siemon's high performance systems, including in-depth product information and specifications.
For more information on Siemon's Angled TERA-MAX faceplate adapter and on their comprehensive line of end-to-end network cabling solutions, order the new Siemon System Catalog or browse the e-catalog at http://www.
For more information on Siemon's trunking cable assemblies and on their comprehensive line of end-to-end network cabling solutions, order the new Siemon System Catalog or browse the e-catalog at http://www.
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