First of all, to avoid any confusion, SQL it is the standard language for relational database management systems and MySQL is an open-source relational database management system. So, MySQL is a database and SQL is a language.
In order to use SQL language you have to install a relational database. One of the most popular relational databases is MySQL. Let’s install it!
I am on Linux and I installed MySQL via terminal by running the command:
sudo apt install mysql-client-core-5.7