Writers' First Review Draft:    (2V8R)

Term    (2VDH)

Data Dictionary    (2VDI)

Origin/Source for Inclusion of the Term    (2VDJ)

OMB Enterprise Architecture Assessment Framework Version 1.5 Data Reference Model Wiki http://colab.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?DataReferenceModel_09_2004/TheGlossary_DRM_VolIv1    (2VDK)

OMB Context Definition    (2VDL)

Reference/URL OMB Context Definition    (2VDM)

Business Definition    (2VDN)

A collection of information that contains important data about the components of a larger information recepticle.    (2VDO)

Reference/URL for Business Definition    (2VDP)

Microsoft Press - Microsoft Computer Dictionary 2002 < Pfaffenberger, Bryan - Webster's New World Computer Dictionary 2003    (2VDQ)

Technical Definition    (2VDR)

A database containing data about all the databases in a database system. Data dictionaries store all the various schema and file specifications and their locations. They also contain information about which programs use which data and which users are interested in which reports.    (2VDS)

Reference/URL Technical Definition    (2VDT)

Microsoft Press - Microsoft Computer Dictionary 2002    (2VDU)

Context Definition 1    (2VDV)

In databases, a list of all the database files, indexes, view, and other files relevant to a database application. A data dictionary also can include data structures and any information pertinent to the maintenance of the database.    (2VDW)

Reference/URL Context Definition 1    (2VDX)

Pfaffenberger, Bryan - Webster's New World Computer Dictionary 2003    (2VDY)

Context Definition 2    (2VDZ)

Reviewer Comment: "A data dictionary is (generally) a read-only set of tables and views that holds metadata - used in a DBMS. The data dictionary may be considered a database in its own right. Amongst other things, a Data Dictionary holds the following information: Usernames, Roles and Privileges, Schema Objects, Integrity Constraints, Stored procedures and Triggers, General Database Structure, Audit information, Space allocations    (2VE0)

Reference/URL for Context Definition 2    (2VE1)

Reviewer Comment: "Data Dictionary Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_dictionary"    (2VE2)

Context Definition 3    (2VE3)

Reference/URL for Context Definition 3    (2VE4)

See Also Related Terms    (2VE5)