Writing SQL



Columns and Records

In this post, we discuss what columns and records are in a SQL table including an explanation of objects and entities.



What is SQL?

What is SQL? What is the difference between SQL the language and SQL the server.


The OUTPUT Clause

How to use the output clause with Data Manipulation Language (DML) statements like INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE.



IDENTITY Columns

How to use IDENTITY columnsĀ in a table. An IDENTITY field is very similar to an auto-number field, where the number will automatically be added as each record is inserted.


Using the INSERT Statement

How to use an INSERT statement to add records to a table in SQL Server. We will begin with just a simple INSERT statement that will add one row into the table.