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  1. #1
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    What does MySQL stand for?

    Hello everyone,

    I have tried to look up the abbreviation for MySQL but could not find it anywhere. I know that the SQL part stands for Structured Query Language. But what does the My part stand for? Please let me know if anyone of you have any idea.

    Thanks,
    Sashi

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    MySQL is named after co-founder Monty Widenius's daughter, My.

    -- MySQL :: MySQL 5.0 Reference Manual :: 1.3.2 History of MySQL
    u were looking in da wrong placez

    rudy.ca | @rudydotca
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    Talking

    Thanks for the reply!!!!!

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