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My SQL name was created in 2 parts, the first part was named after the original developer Michael Widenius's daughter {My}. Then SQL stands for Structured Query Language. It is pronounced "My S-Q-L", but is often pronounced as "My Sequel" also.
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Lack of laughter
uniform data transfer
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