The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

redo log files

Redo log files record transactions pending on a database. If a failure prevents data from being permanently written to datafiles, changes can be obtained from the redo log files. Every Oracle database has a set of two or more redo log files.