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- quality assurance
- The process of ensuring a correct result.
- A (usually) complex SELECT statement for decision support. See ad hoc query.
- query governor
- A facility that terminates a database query when it has exceeded a predefined threshold.
- query response times
- The time it takes for the warehouse engine to process a complex query across a large volume of data and return the results to the requester.
- query tools
- Software that allows a user to create and direct specific questions to a database. These tools provide the means for pulling the desired information from a database. They are typically SQL-based tools and allow a user to define data in end-user language.