Query

A request for data or information from a database, which is usually in the form of a formal programming statement.

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What is a Query in cloud computing?

In cloud computing, a query is a request for data or information from a database. It's a way to retrieve information that matches specific criteria from a database.

  • Queries are used to find specific data by filtering specific criteria.
  • They can be used to manipulate and retrieve data in a database.

How does a Query work?

A query works by sending a request to a database to retrieve specific information.

  • The database processes the query and returns a result set, which is the data that matches the query.
  • Queries are usually written in a special language like SQL (Structured Query Language).

Query Example

A cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) system might use queries to retrieve information about a specific customer or group of customers. For example, a query might be used to find all customers in a specific city or all customers who have purchased a specific product.

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