alias Another name or term for a table or column.
ANSI American National Standards Institute. This institute is responsible for issuing standards for a variety of topics. This is where the SQL standard is published.
application A set of menus, forms, reports, and code that performs a business function and typically uses a database.
buffer An area in memory for editing or execution of SQL.
Cartesian product The result of not joining tables in the
WHERE clause of a SQL statement. When tables in a query are not joined, every row in one table is paired with every row in all other tables.
client The client is typically a PC, but it can be a server that is dependent on another computer for data, services, or processing. A client ...