SQL Server: What do following mean: DML, PDL, SSI

I may have mis-written while on a phone call today but wrote:


There was another one I missed as well.

Curious about these acronyms. They involved database manipulation

newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAsked:
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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
DDL  (not pdl ) - data definition language
DML - data manipulation language
SSIS : SQL server integration services

You can google them to get a better definition

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PortletPaulEE Topic AdvisorCommented:
DDL and DML are "subsets" of SQL
their full names do indicate the which
DDL defines database objects
(eg. create table)

DML creates or alters data
(Eg. Update tblx set a = 'string')

SSIS is part of Microsoft's SQL Server product
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