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Query Language

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Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:53 am
A specialized language for requesting information from a database. For example, the query

SELECT ALL WHERE age > 30 AND name = “Smith”

requests all records in which the name-field is “Smith” and the Age field has a value greater than 30. The de facto standard for query languages is SQL.