The first thing you need to know when learning SQL is how to get data out of a database. This means learning the SELECT command. Using this command will get the SQL server to return data to you. You can use this command to do some simple math, or to do the common “Hello World!”…Read More SQL 101 – SELECT
SQL, pronounced S – Q – L or “sequel”, stands for structured query language. It’s the language you use to tell a database what you want to do. It’s been around since the early 1970s, so it’s pretty well established. One of the most awesome things about learning SQL is once you learn it, you…Read More SQL 101 – What is SQL?
The term database is used for many different meanings. But if you compared them all, I think you would find that databases are all collections of data that are organized in some way. I usually like to refer to an Excel document when I try to explain databases. An excel file has a collection of…Read More SQL 101 – What is a Database