SQL (structure query language) is considered one of the most important programming languages available today. It is a language that is used to talk to databases. Whenever you want to search for something stored in a large library of information its most likely that the language will be SQL.
SQL is used extensively since its relatively easy to learn and it can help you get information from a database that may not be available to people who do not know SQL. It is a considered a very flexible language and can be used in a whole variety of ways, because of this flexibility a lot of software products today use SQL to interact and communicate with databases. By learning this language, you will have an essential skill which you can use on one of the many products which are based on SQL. Learning SQL can be enjoyable and fun. It is often said that it is a language which gives you the tools to enable you to think and view things from a new perspective.
This audiobook focuses on Microsoft SQL Server which is software that you can run on your computer (be it a MAC, PC or Linux) to manage and store information. SQL Server stores this information in a particular kind of database called a relational database. SQL Server is a complete management system and not just a database and the software manages everything that the database needs to do. By learning SQL Server, you have a valuable skill in knowing a product which is used extensively by many large organizations worldwide.
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- David Potter
Needs to be more generic.
SQL is not Micro$oft. This title should specify that it’s SQL Server. It should be more generic and less specific. Us open source people usually do not choose to install a limited free edition of SQL Server instead of a fully functional version of MySQL/MariaDB.