Tag Archives: Structured Query Language

Supercharging Your SQL Statements

Structured Query Language (SQL) is a database computer language designed for managing data within relational databases. The most common applications for SQL are actions (calls) on the database using SELECT, UPDATE, DELETE and INSERT (data) functions.  SQL can provide many other database calls that will contribute to the reduction of user programs.   SQL includes built-in functionality that can help format and calculate data during any of these database actions/calls.  Below are some examples of using SQL functions to accomplish these processes. Continue reading