15.00 - 15.10 - Set Theory and Relational Database Terminology - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Introduction to Teradata

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
15.00
15.10
Content Type
User Guide
Publication ID
B035-1091-151K
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2018-09-25

Relational databases are a generalization of the mathematics of set theory relations. Thus, the correspondences between set theory and relational databases are not always direct. The following table notes the correspondence between set theory and relational database terms.

 

Set Theory Term

Relational Database Term

Relation

Table

Tuple

Row

Attribute

Column