We’ve compiled a full list of commonly encountered IT terminology that will help you better understand the industry and how it works. By familiarizing yourself with basic computer terms and definitions, you’ll allow yourself to understand manuals, descriptions, and everyday jargon necessary to fully grasp IT products and services.
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A query is a request sent to a database table or combination of tables for information or data and then formats it in a readable form. Readable forms may include Structured Query Language (SQL), or pictorial representations such as graphs. The most common query language used is SQL and is utilized by many database management systems.