SQL is what is used to access data from database to show on a webpage. Just like when you search a website, what happens is whatever is searched for is checked on the website and then the results shown. SQL is used to find those results.

SQL is the standard language for querying the database of different database systems like MySQL, SQL Server, Microsoft Access, Oracle, Sybase, DB2 and many others. These database systems mainly follow the standard SQL.

This tutorial will be about SQL in general and we will be going through each of the popular database systems later on under Database Tutorials.

So lets jump right into it!