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SQL The Gateway to Database Queries and Schemas

IBM Vintage ComputingDo you speak SQL (pronounce: /??skju?'?l/)? Whether you use mySQL or MS SQL Server, you will need to learn SQL. This popular database language is thought to be first talked about in a 1970 paper about "A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks" by Edgar F Codd. If you run a dynamic website but don't have a clue what we are talking about the you are probably already using SQL without knowing it.

The language is used to communicate with the database. It usually consists of database queries. A way of getting information out of a database without having to write a lot of code.

At first having to learn SQL might be daunting, after a while you wil be writing complicated queries like a pro. This guide features some of the articles written by SQL experts of Bright Hub

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