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DDL (Data Definition Language)

Data definition language (DDL) is a computer programming language used to alter and modify data within a database. In particular, DDL consists of commands that can modify structures, tables, and other organizational formats. “Create,” “truncate,” “alter,” and “drop” are the most frequently used DDL commands, and are typically associated with modifying tables in a database.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About DDL (Data Definition Language)

In business applications, DDL is what team members use to manage databases within a company’s computer network. DDL is a valuable tool for creating, managing, and updating tables, charts, and other types of graphics. These formats can be used to manage financial, inventory, and customer data.

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