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Befor starting this tutorial you need to install database software to run your SQL query/commands.
There are various databases are available in market like - Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, Oracle, DB2 ,MySQL etc.
We are using mysql to learn various SQL commands.


  • MySQL is an open source relational database.
  • It is free.
  • MySQL is cross platform which means it runs on a number of different platforms such as Windows, Linux, and Mac OS etc.

How To Install MySQL

For windows 

Follow these steps:

  • Go to MySQL official website http://www.mysql.com/downloads/
  • Choose the version number for MySQL community server which you want.
  • Download the installer package, unzip it anywhere and run setup.exe
  • By default, this process will install everything under C:\mysql
  • Open your MySQL Command Line Client, it should be appeared with a mysql> prompt.

For Ubuntu

Open terminal and use this command to install 

sudo apt-get install mysql-server
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