Database - Introduction to SQL - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Introduction to SQL - General Questions (Q.No. 34)
34.
SQL is:
a programming language.
an operating system.
a data sublanguage.
a DBMS.
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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Discussion:
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DESALEGN said:   5 years ago
Very good explanation. Thank you all.

Zahid Khan said:   6 years ago
SQLis a sub-language because it doesn't containing branching and looping structure.

So we have to go for Pl/Sql thats a programming language more correctly a programmable version of SQL.

Hasmat Samim said:   7 years ago
SQL is a DSL (Data Sub Language), which is really a combination of two languages.
They are the Data Definition Language (DDL) and the Data Manipulation Language (DML).

Schema changes are part of the DDL and data changes are part of the DML. So, we will consider both parts of the DSL in this discussion of SQL.

Vishal deewan said:   7 years ago
Sql is a structured query language. It was first developed by IBM. It provide functionality of retrieving updating and deleting the database and security, integrity constant as well.

Sql is using several parts of language is:

1. Data definition language.

2. Data manipulation language.

3. Data control language.

4. Transactional control language.

5. Integrity constant.

Brighton Chungu said:   8 years ago
A database management system (DBMS) , sometimes just called a database manager, is a program that lets one or more computer users create and access data in a database.

Some DBMS examples include MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft Access, SQL Server, FileMaker, Oracle, RDBMS, dBASE, Clipper, and FoxPro. Since there are so many database management systems available.

So that answer is D.

Brighton Chungu said:   8 years ago
A SQL is a DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (DBMS) because,

Database management system (DBMS) - is a software which are used to create and maintain database.

So answer is (DBMS) D.

Shreesh said:   8 years ago
First up all SQL means structured query language, it developed to get understand to machine language.

Kunal nigam said:   9 years ago
It's only a programming language like others C, C++ cause of it operations as the name suggest that simple I can't even imagine this particular answer ever thank you.

A Mruthyunjay said:   9 years ago
A data Sublanguage is a computer language used to define or manipulate the structure of a relational database management system (DBMS) e.g QBE, SQL.

Here, SQL commands can be divided into two main sublanguages DDL & DML.

Pavan said:   9 years ago
Nobody seems to know the reason for SQL being a sub-language.


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