The term referential integrity refers to the capability of a database to protect itself from receiving input that would result in an inconsistent relationship. Specifically, the referential integrity of a database exists according to its ability to enforce and protect a relationship between two tables.


Business Rule Action Trigger Referential Integrity Circular Reference Dependent Table 
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© Helen Borrie and IBPhoenix 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Helen Borrie
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  1. 1.FirebirdSQL Foundation Inc.Australia

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