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Re: How to express SQL3/OLAP analysis functions by ORACLE9iR2 DML ?

From: ChrisMc <cmcclellau_at_yahooSPAM.com.au>
Date: Sat, 10 May 2003 13:35:01 GMT
Message-ID: <aqvpbvoglsbs11a9vuh115t97cj6bll967@4ax.com>


On Fri, 9 May 2003 22:14:17 -0400, "Bob Badour" <bbadour_at_golden.net> wrote:

>Usually, DML, ie. data manipulation language, refers to those parts of SQL
>that allow one to manipulate data: UPDATE, INSERT, SELECT, DELETE. Those
>parts of SQL that allow one to define the objects in the database are called
>DDL, ie. data definition language: CREATE, ALTER, DROP etc.
>
>Is this really a new language or just a term you have never encountered
>before?

OLAP DML is new to the Oracle RDBMS world, but it is the same old Express SPL, just now integrated into the Oracle kernel. It has the equivalent commands of UPDATE, INSERT, SELECT, DELETE but none of these are commands within the language itself. Received on Sat May 10 2003 - 08:35:01 CDT

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