SQL syntax is presented in modified BNF notation. The meta-symbols of BNF are:
An example of how SQL syntax is presented:
CREATE [ UNIQUE ] INDEX IndexName ON TableName ( SimpleColumnName [ , SimpleColumnName ] * )
Command-line syntax for running Java programs and utilities (as well as examples) always begins with the word java:
In addition, this documentation uses the the IBM Software Development Kit style for setting JVM arguments and properties. If you use another Java Virtual Machine, the way you set JVM arguments and properties might be different.
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