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Principles of Data Management - Facilitating information sharing Second edition by Keith Gordon

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11 REPOSITORY ADMINISTRATION

As we saw in Chapter 3, repository administration is concerned with the management and control of the software in which ‘information about information’ is stored, manipulated and defined. A repository administrator is, therefore, providing a database administration service to the data management function. The repository administrator needs to follow all of the database administration procedures and techniques discussed in Appendix I. This chapter expands on the roles of repositories or other software associated with the handling of metadata.

REPOSITORIES, DATA DICTIONARIES, ENCYCLOPAEDIAS, CATALOGS AND DIRECTORIES

There are many systems, or subsystems, available that have the common primary purpose of storing, manipulating ...

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