Definitions for "Control file"
Keywords:  timestamp, redo, booyaka, noah, loader
an extremely important binary file that contains the operating system filenames of all other files constituting the database
an extremely important datafile that contains entries specifying the physical structure of the database, and provide database consistency information used during recovery
a plain text file containing a sequence of lines
a master list of FOIA requests that the office has handled
a master repository for an item's information