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Structured Query Language - SQL


Structured Query Language or SQL (pronounced 'S' 'Q' 'L' or 'Seekwul') is a type of programming language used to interact with a database. The language is used to both update and issue queries to the database. A query is a request for information based upon specific criteria e.g. 'output all our clients with a sales turnover of more than $x sorted by region'.

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