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Development Tools Database Foundations Joining Relational Data Between Tables in SQL Joining Tables and Aliasing

jimmy bryant
jimmy bryant
3,747 Points

Are these SQL statements or MySQL statements?

I was just wondering because, i am trying to learn how to do joins in SQL. Fill me in if there is a difference or not? Thanks just not trying to waste my time.

1 Answer

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

SQL is the language used to query databases. It is the code that you are writing

MySQL is a database system in which SQL is used.There are many different database systems like Oracle, SQLServer, MySql. These all use SQL (although they can have their own "flavors" of sorts) as the underlying language to construct queries.

When you are writing code, you are writing SQL that interacts with the relational database system MySQL.