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A repository is a central place where data is stored and maintained. A repository can be a place where multiple databases or files are located for distribution over a network, or a repository can be a location that is directly accessible to the user without having to travel across a network. Data is the plural of datum. ... A database is an organized collection of data. ... A file in a computer system is a stream (sequence) of bits stored as a single unit, typically in a file system on disk or magnetic tape. ...


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Repository (Linktionary term) (566 words)
A repository in its most basic form is a storehouse for documents, applications, and objects-information in general.
Since the repository is a central place for information about corporate data, it is a place where common business rules and data definitions can be enforced.
Repository technology is the integration platform for metadata, acting as the hub for data and component definitions, development and deployment models, reusable software components, and data warehouse descriptions.
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