The Future of SQL in a Cloud-Based World

3270 Words Jan 9th, 2018 13 Pages
The most typical uses of SQL involve applications where a user must input certain information that references a database. Some types of SQL applications are login pages, search pages, looking up account information, or other such types of uses. SQL has several language elements including clauses, expressions, predicates, queries, statements, and some insignificant white space. In today's society, RDBM systems must handle enormous amounts of data. Not only must they be able to store, reference, and retrieve data from the systems, they must also be able to do it quickly. Vaughn (2012), states several reasons for increasing amounts of data being handled by databases. The first is simply due to an increase in technology available and the number of people using this technology. As the amount of data increased, organizations began to want to mine the data to find information that they can use to increase their business. Mining the data that was stored in the systems quickly became a determining factor in strategy and future tactics of the organization. Data continued to increase and organization soon found themselves having difficulty processing this data in a manner that was timely enough to be useful. According to Vaughn, organizations only had a few choices in resolving this…
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