A CDE Definition
Data that does not reside in fixed locations. Text in a word processing document is a typical example. Contrast with structured data. See free-form database.
A database system that allows entry of unstructured text without regard to length or order. Although it accepts text input like a word processor, it differs by providing better methods for searching, retrieving and organizing the data.
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