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Definitions Edit

A data dictionary is

[a] repository of information about data, such as its meaning, relationships to other data, origin, usage and format. The dictionary assists company management, database administrators, systems analysts and application programmers in effectively planning, controlling, and evaluating the collection, storage and use of data. A data dictionary manages data categories such as aliases, data elements, data records, data structures, data stores, data models, data flows, relationships, processes, functions, dynamics, size, frequency, resource consumption, and other user-defined attributes.[1]
[a] document or listing defining all items or processes represented in a data flow diagram or used in a system.[2]

References Edit

  1. Year 2000 Computing Crisis: An Assessment Guide, at 31.
  2. Auditing and Financial Management: Glossary of EDP Terminology, at 5.

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