This assignment calls for you to provide a substantive response to one of the topics listed below, or choose a different topic that is relevant to the course material (and get the topic approved by the facilitator before you begin your research).
Your paper should follow a logical progression (e.g. introduction, analysis & discussion, and summary & conclusion(s)), be developed with strong referential integrity to academic sources.
Research Topic Option
1. This research topic will give you some insight into the earliest work with what we now call SQL. Investigate the evolution and development of the language that we now use to communicate with almost all relational databases. The term "English" may have contributed to our current pronunciation of SQL as "See-Quel".
- What is the history of Structure English Query Language and what is its relationship to SQL?