Looking for specific data to be found in a large data structure, a database, or a stream of data. For database queries with well identified search criteria, use the query tag.
A search retrieves specific data in a large data structure, a database or a stream of data.
This topic is about:
- search algorithms and techniques,
- data structures that are designed especially for search operations,
- criteria to be used to find data
Use query for questions related to queries of databases, when the criteria to be used to find the data are well identified.