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If your question is explicitly for the MySQL database (server or client). Targeting "any" database, rather use the 'database' tag.

MySQL is the world's second-most used open-source relational database management system (RDBMS). The term SQL stands for "Structured Query Language", a language commonly used with systems.

Being , MySQL is available on most operating systems. Widely used as it is, it ships in the repositories of most s, and can even be on devices. It's often the first choice when it comes to web development requiring a database, which a.o. lead to the term LAMP as a combination of , , , and .

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