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Software suite

A software suite or application suite is a collection of computer programs of related functionality, often sharing a similar user interface and the ability to easily exchange data with each other.


Spreadsheet

A spreadsheet is a sheet of paper that shows accounting or other data in rows and columns; a spreadsheet is also a computer application program that simulates a physical spreadsheet by capturing, displaying, and manipulating data arranged in rows and columns. The spreadsheet is one of the most popular uses of the personal computer.


SQL

SQL (Structured Query Language) is a standardized programming language used for managing relational databases and performing various operations on the data in them. Initially created in the 1970s, SQL is regularly used by database administrators, as well as by developers and data analysts looking to set up and run analytical queries.