Database - Introduction to Database - Discussion
Discussion Forum : Introduction to Database - General Questions (Q.No. 8)
Because it contains a description of its own structure, a database is considered to be ________ .
Discussion:14 comments Page 1 of 2.
Sheyan said: 1 decade ago
From the words " description of its own structure" its very obvious that it is self-describing.
Rahul said: 1 decade ago
What does it means metadata compatible?
Kuldeep said: 1 decade ago
Meta data means - data about data; which contains the information about the existing data.
Arshad husein said: 1 decade ago
Metadata means data about data i.e, it describes the properties or characteristics of other data.
Shad hasan said: 1 decade ago
Meta data is data about data means description of data. I didn't self describing terminology in DB.
Rafee said: 10 years ago
What is the difference between meta data database and self describing database?
Abhigyan said: 10 years ago
Why metadata compatible is not a valid answer ?
Ashish Sharma said: 9 years ago
I know meta data, means that data about data but its not cleared definition. Please anybody explain this definition with example.
Milan Gondaliya said: 9 years ago
Metadata management is a key component to the success of DW/BI initiatives; however, many information management professionals struggle to evolve their metadata management practices to an enterprise discipline.
Kiran said: 9 years ago
I couldn't get why metadata is not the answer. As metadata means 'data about the data' and the question asks for self description so I think metadata should be the answer. If not then tell me the reason.
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