Dictionary Term

Reference Data

AKA:

Reference data is data used for the purposes of verification and standards. Because it is serves to help shape systems and other data, reference data should changed rarely in its life cycle in a database. Information like countries, vendors, and customers are commonly used as reference data.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reference_data http://www.maia-intelligence.com/glossary.htm#a



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