Windows SQL Server Terms

  1. AWE - Address Windowing Extensions is used to support large address spaces in a SQL server.
  2. Connection pooling - Client requests to a server are pooled and queued into request for resources from a server. This is typically done by an application server which is making requests for information from a database server on behalf of clients.
  3. OLTP - Online Transaction Processing
  4. RDBMS - Relational Database Management System supports organization of data by allowing it to be grouped into tables and relationships between the tables to be defined.
  5. Thick client - The client computer runs both the code that presents the information to the user, along with the application that gets the information and processes it for the user.
  6. Thin client - The client runs only the code that presents information to the user. An application server is normally used to process and/or retrieve information.