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Definitions Edit

A data type

[i]dentifies the kind of information that a column in a database table represents. The data types (e.g. string, integer, and date) are physical representations and are dependent on the actual DBMS.[1]
[is t]he attribute of a variable, field, or column in a table that determines the kind of data it can store. Common data types include character, integer, decimal, single, double, and string.[2]
refers to the data-encoding rules describing how various kinds of recordsword-processing documents, e-mail messages, images — are expressed as a collection of bits.[3]

References Edit

  1. California Office of Systems Integration, Definitions (full-text).
  2. Wiki.GIS.com, GIS Glossary (full-text).
  3. Building an Electronic Records Archive at the National Archives and Records Administration: Recommendations for a Long-Term Strategy, at 20 n.4.

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