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5. Describe a data dictionary and list the types of information it contains.

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Explanation of Data Dictionary and type of information it contains.

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Data Dictionary:

  • A Data Dictionary is considered as a storehouse for information about system’s data and is also called as data repository.
  • Data dictionary is mainly used for collection, documentation and organization of certain facts about information system by analysts, which include entities, processes, data flow and data storage.
  • It also defines and describes all the data elements and their combinations in the system. Data element is the smallest piece of information available in the information system...

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