How to literally read the word “MySQL”? [closed]

Is it “My Sequel” or “My S Q L”?

We need to have uniform pronunciation of this word in workspace. It’s awkward if you keep saying “My S Q L” all the time while your buddy says “My Sequel”. And have this atmosphere of like waiting for who’s gonna snap first and shout of what he thought is right lol.


According to the MySQL web site:

The official way to pronounce “MySQL” is “My Ess Que Ell” (not “my sequel”), but we do not mind if you pronounce it as “my sequel” or in some other localized way.

This article has more information on how to pronounce the generic term SQL, as opposed to the specific MySQL product.