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Overview of SQL

  • Elvis C. Foster
  • Shripad V. Godbole
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Abstract

The Structured Query Language (SQL) has become the universal language of choice for DBMS products. A study of this language is therefore imperative for the student of computer science or computer information systems. This and the next few chapters will help you acquire a working knowledge of the language, as implemented in the Oracle environment (Oracle 10G or 11G). One fact you need to be immediately cognizant of is that there are different implementations of SQL. However, the implementations usually have more in common than differences; therefore once you have mastered the language in one DBMS environment, adjusting to another environment is a trivial matter. The chapter proceeds under the following subheadings:

Keywords

Structure Query Language Database Object Universal Language Computer Information System High Software Quality 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Elvis C. Foster 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elvis C. Foster
    • 1
  • Shripad V. Godbole
    • 1
  1. 1.ShrewsburyUSA

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