Interview Questions - DBMS Basics
What is VDL (View Definition Language)?
It specifies user views and their mappings to the conceptual schema.
What is SDL (Storage Definition Language)?
This language is to specify the internal schema. This language may specify the mapping between two schemas.
What is Data Storage - Definition Language?
The storage structures and access methods used by database system are specified by a set of definition in a special type of DDL called data storage-definition language.
What is DML (Data Manipulation Language)?
This language that enable user to access or manipulate data as organised by appropriate data model.
- Procedural DML or Low level: DML requires a user to specify what data are needed and how to get those data.
- Non-Procedural DML or High level: DML requires a user to specify what data are needed without specifying how to get those data.