SQL: a language for talking to the database. It lets you select data, mutable and create database objects (like tables, views, etc.), change database settings.
T-SQL: (procedural) extensions for SQL used by SQL Server
The extensions to TSQL are not necessarily procedural. For example, the CONVERT function isn't procedural. And, for sure, TSQL isn't procedural by nature. Yes, things like While loops are procedural but just because you're using TSQL doesn't mean that you're writing procedural code.
is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for R
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code: Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
Although change is inevitable, change for the better is usually not.
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