Chapter 27

Summarize Methods Used to Interface with Databases

In this chapter, you learn about CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Objective 5.3: Summarize methods used to interface with databases, including relational methods (data manipulation: select, insert, delete, update; data definition: create, alter, drop, permissions), database access methods (direct/manual access, programmatic access, user interface/utility access, query/report builders), and export/import (database dump, backup).

Foundational Topics

Relational Methods

Relational methods refer to how a relational database is created, used, and updated. Two major categories are discussed in this section:

  • Data manipulation

  • Data definition

Data Manipulation

Data manipulation refers to the ...

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