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SQL (Structured Query Language)

Conversion of Access Database Systems to Visual Basic Dot NET and SQL Server
Microsoft will continue supporting VBA for many years to come, but the programming emphasis is rapidly changing in favour of Visual Basic.Net and SQL Server. More ...

Microsoft SQL Azure - Microsoft Takes SQL Databases to the Clouds
SQL Azure provides data storage in the cloud, much like Amazon S3 and many Google Apps. One of the big advantages for SQL Azure is that relational queries can be made against data stored in the cloud, regardless of whether they are structured. More ...

How to Connect to an Unresponsive SQL Server: Direct Admin Connection
When SQL Server stops responding but is still, the first impulse is to reboot SQL Server. This may stop the symptom, but will not tell you anything to help you prevent the cause. More ...

What is an Entity Relationship Diagram?
Entity Relationship diagram is simply a graphical concept which shows the flow of information input and output. Entity relationship diagram has three main components, entity, attribute, and relationship. More ...

Introduction to SQL (Structured Query Language)
IBM developed its relational database management system by creating a language initially named SEQUEL (Structured English Query Language). However IBM's legal department found a possible copyright issue with the name SEQUEL. So they decided to drop the vowels and call the language SQL. More ...

SQL 2012 Data Tools
Data Tools (SSDT) is a tool set designed for use by Microsoft with SQL Server and SQL Azure to facilitate database design. Features include business intelligence (BI) tools, rapid data discovery, and data warehousing, among others. More ...

Introduction to Variables in PHP
Computer programs usually work with some form of data. This article is an introduction to variables in PHP. More ...

Language Integrated Queries (LINQ) and Visual Basic
LINQ is a better version of SQL - it is a part of ADO.NET and is integrated with VB.NET. LINQ now has the long missing option of using Visual Basic functionality in the data selection process. More ...