Windows hosting consists of many useful components. Most of these components are developed by Microsoft Company. Many of these components are designed with simple tactics and to give tremendous amount of power to business applications. Windows hosting can help your organization, with a powerful tool, called MS SQL.
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL) is a commercially licensed relational database management system and the main competitor for MySQL open-source software. Being a licensed software application, it is a proprietary product with its source code and copyrights owned by Microsoft. There are some people, who talk negatively about commercially licensed products because you need to purchase them in order to use them in the open market. However, the major benefit of these products is that they accompany an excellent support, are thoroughly tested functionality and receive continuous up-gradations. In case of MS SQL, you get many such facilities and even much more.
Being the most widely used SQL systems, MS SQL is supported by a huge number of applications and programming codes, which are designed to integrate with its databases. One of its most common uses is website implementation to generate some dynamic content. If you have ever visited an e-commerce website and browsed through pages or product listings, then there is a big possibility that you have interacted with a database such as MS SQL.
What Does MS SQL Do?
An SQL Server database is a data storage facility, which permits you to manage significant areas of information. As it becomes really challenging and time consuming task for the average person to manually sort large amounts of data, databases are used to request data and retrieve the requested information in a speedy and more efficient manner. It is possible to directly interact with a database. Similar to many Microsoft products, MS SQL is much more user-friendly than other database systems. This particular software was designed with a motive that users and applications will very often require need to access the databases, which is the reason that it streamlines the process and makes retrieval easier.
Databases can store every kind of information. MS SQL can handle basic text information and it also has the power to store other types of data such as graphics, audio files and even more complex formats. With all the up-gradations in web technology, this ability really becomes suitable for someone who desires a feature-rich, interactive website.