database — The name of a database, or part of a database.


database ::=


Common linking attributes.


  • class (enumeration)
    • “altkey”
    • “constraint”
    • “datatype”
    • “field”
    • “foreignkey”
    • “group”
    • “index”
    • “key1”
    • “key2”
    • “name”
    • “primarykey”
    • “procedure”
    • “record”
    • “rule”
    • “secondarykey”
    • “table”
    • “user”
    • “view”


The name of a database, or part of a database.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.


Common linking attributes.

any attribute

Any attribute in any other explicit namespace


Identifies the class of database artifact

Enumerated values:

An alternate or secondary key


A constraint


A data type


A field


A foreign key


A group


An index


The first or primary key


An alternate or secondary key


A name


The primary key


A (stored) procedure


A record


A rule


The secondary key


A table


A user


A view


The following elements occur in database: text, abbrev, acronym, alt, anchor, annotation, biblioref, coref, date, emphasis (db._emphasis), firstterm (db._firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), glossterm (db._glossterm), indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), inlinemediaobject, link, olink, phrase (db._phrase), quote (db._quote), remark, replaceable, subscript, superscript, trademark, wordasword, xref.

See Also

Related elements: application, filename, hardware, productname.


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  |<title>Example database</title>
  |<para>The <database>ProjectStatus</database> database has been updated.
5 |Please note that <database class='field'>Year</database> has been
  |extended to four digits.

The ProjectStatus database has been updated. Please note that Year has been extended to four digits.