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Structured Query Language (SQL) is a 4th generation programming language and the language used to build, manage, and query relational databases. It was developed by IBM as part of a research project and internationalized in 1987. (Almost) all database systems use this language.

SQL Statements

Most of the actions you need to perform on a database are done with SQL statements.
The following SQL statement selects all the records in the "Users" table:

SELECT * FROM Users;

Some of The Most Important SQL Commands

  • SELECT - extracts data from a database
  • UPDATE - updates data in a database
  • DELETE - deletes data from a database
  • INSERT INTO - inserts new data into a database
  • CREATE DATABASE - creates a new database
  • ALTER DATABASE - modifies a database
  • CREATE TABLE - creates a new table
  • ALTER TABLE - modifies a table
  • DROP TABLE - deletes a table
  • CREATE INDEX - creates an index (search key)
  • DROP INDEX - deletes an index