Data Access Language is a programming language created in 1990. Data Access Language, or simply DAL, was a SQL-like language and application programming interface released by Apple Computer in 1990 to provide unified client/server access to database management systems. It was known for poor performance and high costs, something Apple did little to address over its short lifetime, before it was sold off in 1994. DAL is used as the native SQL dialect of the PrimeBase SQL server, as well as the now-defunct Butler SQL.. Read more on Wikipedia...
- the Data Access Language wikipedia page
- Data Access Language first appeared in 1990
- See also: sql, unix, pl-sql, transact-sql, hypercard
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Last updated February 18th, 2020