SQL Interview Questions -8

121. What is the difference between file server and a database server ?

A file server just transfers all the data requested by all its client and the client processes the data while a database server runs the query and sends only the query output.

122. What is inheritance ?

Inheritance is a method by which properties and methods of an existing object are automatically passed to any object derived from it.

123. What are the two components of ODBC ?

1. An ODBC manager/administrator and
2. ODBC driver.

124. What is the function of a ODBC manager ?

The ODBC Manager manages all the data sources that exists in the system.

125. What is the function of a ODBC Driver ?

The ODBC Driver allows the developer to talk to the back end database.

126. What description of a data source is required for ODBC ?

The name of the DBMS, the location of the source and the database dependent information.

127. How is a connection establised by ODBC ?

ODBC uses the description of the datasource available in the ODBC.INI file to load the required drivers to access that particular back end database.

courtesy:DEVFYI - Developer Resource - FYI

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