Overview of SQL syntax

These topics provide an overview about how to use the SQL statements, SPL statements, and syntax segments.

The topics in this chapter are organized into the following sections.
Section Scope
How to Enter SQL Statements How to use syntax diagrams and descriptions to enter SQL statements correctly
How to Enter SQL Comments How to enter comments in SQL statements
Categories of SQL Statements The SQL statements, listed by functional category
ANSI/ISO Compliance and Extensions The SQL statements, listed by degree of ANSI/ISO compliance