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Technical Glossary Terms - F

The Letter F

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Find below a glossary of terms and definitions that begin with the letter F as it relates to technical definitions.

Term Description
Fact Table A thing of significance about which information is recorded; a component at the most useful, basic level.
Feasibility The mechanism for balacing business constraints with technology constraints to produce a cost effective solution.
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) The physical movement of data files between applications. 
Foreign Key One or more columns in a relational database that implement a many-to-one relationship that the table in question has with another table or with itself.
Format The type of data that an attribute or column may represent; for example, date, number, character or image.