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Business English/ESL | Topic: English for Database Administration (DBA) 4

Designed to teach you the most up-to-date IT (information technology)-related words and expressions. This exercise is on database administration terminology.

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. I'm responsible for __________________ which data fields will be used.

2. Make sure that your field names are unique and __________________.

3. Your field names are too vague. They need to be more __________________.

4. The __________________ ( = first/original) value was 0.

5. A SQL statement can be used to __________________ ( = get information from) a database.

6. Do you know how to __________________ ( = divide) a field into multiple fields?

7. Would you like to update these values for all records, or only those records that meet specified __________________ ( = rules, values).

8. It might not be the __________________ ( = normal, accepted) way of doing things, but it works.

9. The symbol ">" usually means "__________________".
  bigger like
  greater than
  bigger than

10. Many databases are made up of __________________ (which are vertical) and rows (which are horizontal).

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