Dictionary Term

Data Entity


In information technology, the phrase “entity” can have different meanings depending on the given context. The phrase “data entity,” as it is most commonly used, refers to any person, place, or thing that data can represent (as in a relational database), or any data classification that can link to other data classifications in relationships (as in data modeling).

Sources :

http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/entity http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/data-entity.html http://www.learn.geekinterview.com/data-warehouse/data-structure/what-is-data-entity.html

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