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Traditional SQL /trəˈdɪʃəˌnəl ˈɛs kjuː ˈɛl/

The widely known sub-set of SQL-92. Limited to the relational model. Often incorrectly just called “SQL”.

Modern SQL /ˈmɑdɚn ˈɛs kjuː ˈɛl/

An internationally standardized, widely available and Turing complete data processing language supporting relational and non-relational data models.

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