database query language


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database query language

(database)
A language in which users of a database can (interactively) formulate requests and generate reports. The best known is SQL.
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Rally Enterprise permits users to create custom reports without requiring any knowledge of programming, database query languages, or database concepts.
Without having to manage Web server hardware and database software or learn database query languages (like SQL or ODBC), this manager was able to quickly build a Web application using existing data--all from within a browser-based interface.