A tabular view of data, on a relational database management system, defined by one or more columns of data and a primary key. A table populated by rows of data.


A logical portion of a database used in allocating storage for table data and table indexes.

Target Database

The data warehouse database object that is to store the source data once it is extracted, transformed and transported.


A specific approach to performing a task. A methodical means of handling and communicating complex details.