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Development Tools Database Foundations Manipulating Schema with SQL Removing Databases

Elena Paraschiv
Elena Paraschiv
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What is the main difference between data definition language and data manipulation language?

1 Answer

DDL applies to the structure of the database, DML applies to the data which goes inside. It's a bit like DDL refers to the structural layout of a house and DML to the furniture in each room.

I appreciate the real world relational to the DB theories. Thanks!