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Metadata Standards in the Marketplace - Why Do I Care? (And Where Does Godzilla Fit In?)
Metadata (“data about data”) is essential for data warehousing. Metadata standards allow different products to interact. Without standards, different vendors

database definitions glossary  of a relationship. Any database has hundreds or thousands of entities, each entity having many attributes and relationships. It is this information that is necessary for any useful manipulation of data. This note gives a high-level overview of metadata from the viewpoint of warehouse tools and repositories, and the standards that have been promulgated to support its use and interchange. Importance to the Customer Why should an Information Technology manager be interested in standards for metadata? The

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Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

A warehouse management system (WMS) should provide database and user-level tools in order for a company to optimize its storage facilities while at the same time providing user level task direction and activity support. The WMS should enable warehouse operators to optimize pick, put-away, and replenishment functions by employing powerful system logic to select the best locations and sequences. 

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Search Engines Used to Attack Databases


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