UNIT 9.2 Structured Query Language (SQL) Fundamentals
Published Online: 1 FEB 2003
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Bioinformatics
How to Cite
Jamison, D. C. 2003. Structured Query Language (SQL) Fundamentals. Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. 00:9.2.1–9.2.29.
- Published Online: 1 FEB 2003
- Published Print: JAN 2003
Relational databases provide the most common platform for storing data. The Structured Query Language (SQL) is a powerful tool for interacting with relational database systems. SQL enables the user to concoct complex and powerful queries in a straightforward manner, allowing sophisticated data analysis using simple syntax and structure. This unit demonstrates how to use the MySQL package to build and interact with a relational database.