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MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. MySQL is officially pronounced /maɪˌɛskjuːˈɛl/ (“My S-Q-L”), but it is often pronounced /maɪˈsiːkwəl/ (“My Sequel”). It is named for original developer Michael Widenius’s daughter My.

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