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What is the difference between SQL and SQL*PLUS commands?

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What is the difference between SQL and SQL*PLUS commands?
posted Jun 30, 2015 by Vidhya Sagar

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SQL is a language: Structured Query Language. It has been 'invented' by IBM.
SQL*Plus is a command line tool from Oracle Corp. to use the SQL language for a given database.

SQL*PLUS is a command line tool where as SQL and PL/SQL language interface and reporting tool. Its a command line tool that allows user to type SQL commands to be executed directly against an Oracle database. SQL is a language used to query the relational database(DML,DCL,DDL). SQL*PLUS commands are used to format query result, Set options, Edit SQL commands and PL/SQL.

answer Jul 1, 2015 by Amit Kumar Pandey
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