Getting Started

  • Kathi Kellenberger


If you are reading this book, you probably know what T-SQL is. T-SQL, also known as Transact-SQL, is Microsoft’s implementation of the Structured Query Language (SQL) for SQL Server. T-SQL is the language that is most often used to extract or modify data that is stored in a SQL Server database, regardless of the application or tool used. SQL Server 2008 T-SQL is based on standards created by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), but Microsoft has added several functionality enhancements. You will find that T-SQL is a very versatile and powerful programming language.


Structure Query Language American National Standard Institute Sample Database Relational Database Management System Database Engine 


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