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Quality assurance (QA)

The process by which quality, or correct results, is guaranteed


A complex SELECT statement that retrieves data or information. The result of a query is a subset of the data on which the query was executed.

Query governor

A facility in a system that causes a query to end when a time limit is exceeded.

Query language

A language with which queries can be created. SQL is the most used and well known

Query response time

The time between submitting a query and receiving the results of the query back.

Quick scan

A quick, global scan of an environment, solution or issue. Aims to gain insight into possible problems and to be able to propose solutions.