IS Definitions

  1. A data set (or dataset) is a collection of data, usually presented in tabular form. Each column represents a particular variable. Each row corresponds to a given member of the data set in question. It lists values for each of the variables, such as height and weight of an object. Each value is known as a datum. The data set may comprise data for one or more members, corresponding to the number of rows.
  2. Microsoft SQL Server: is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft. As a database, it is just a software product whose primary function is to store and retrieve data as requested by other software applications, be it those on the same computer or those running on another computer across a network (including the Internet).
  3. Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) produced and marketed by Oracle Corporation.
  4. SQL:Structured Query Language is a special-purpose programming language designed for managing data in relational database management systems (RDBMS)
  5. SSL: Secure Socket Layer, a protocol for encrypting information over the Internet.
  6. URL: In computing, a uniform resource locator (URL) (originally called universal resource locator) is a specific character string that constitutes a reference to an Internet resource.
    A URL is technically a type of uniform resource identifier (URI), but in many technical documents and verbal discussions, URL is often used as a synonym for URI.[1]
  7. A web page is defined as any information that is displayed through web browsers. It is the basic building block of web sites and is identified by a unique Universal Resource Locator (URL).
  8. A web site is several inter-related and cross-linked web pages designed to function as a collective unit.
  9. Web server can refer to either the hardware (the computer) or the software (the computer application) that helps to deliver web content that can be accessed through the Internet.