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The unit of space allocated to a SQL Server object, such as a table or index. In SQL Server, an extent is eight continuous pages, or 64 KB.
An external procedure, also sometimes referred to as an external routine, is a procedure stored in a dynamic link library (DLL) on Windows platform or shared library under UNIX. The external procedure is registered with the base language, and then invoked to perform special-purpose processing.
Because external procedures run in a process separated from the database instance, using these procedures ensures that any problems on the client side do not adversely affect the database.
An on-disk structure in which SQL Server stores data and log information. Corresponds to a Windows File.