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Day 12. Writing Advanced Database Queries > Creating Databases and Tables

Creating Databases and Tables

The first step in working with a database system is creating the database container itself. This will hold all the tables, views, and so on for an entire collection of data. Remember, when you say the word database, you're referring to a collection of data, not the individual pieces of data themselves.

To create a database, you must first have a SQL server installed and be at a database command line. Your server documentation should provide the information to get to this point. If you're using a more visually oriented tool, you'll need to find the equivalent functions to these commands:


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