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JOIN (IN RELATIONAL DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS)

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Definition:
In relational database management systems, the process of attaching values from a database table to another table based on linking a foreign key to its primary instance in the external table.

Source Publication:
Handbook on Geographic Information Systems and Digital Mapping, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 79, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division, New York, 2000, Annex VI - Glossary.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Friday, July 26, 2002

Last updated on Thursday, March 06, 2003