Wednesday, January 7, 2009

What is SQL?

SQL stands for Structured Query Language and is used to communicate with Databases, this is the standard language for use on relational database management systems(RDBMS). SQL statements are used for such commands as selecting from tables updates and deletes. Selects retrieve data from the database tables. The most common RDBMS system are Sybase, Oracle, Microsoft SQL server, MYSQL, Access, Postgress and Informix. Although most Databases systems use SQL some databases have there own software. The standard commands in SQL as mentioned before are Select", "Insert", "Update", "Delete", "Create", and "Drop" these commands can accomplish most tasks that one needs to do with a database.

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