• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 5. Introducing SQL > Understanding Data Sources

Understanding Data Sources

Back in Chapter 3, “Accessing the ColdFusion Administrator,” you created a data source which you'll now use to experiment with SQL. But before doing so, it is worth taking a moment to understand data sources, databases, and how the relate to each.

As explained in Chapter 2, “Building the Databases,” a database is a collection of tables that store related data. Databases are generally used in one of two ways:


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint