In this tutorial, we will learn about different MySQL Database Editions. MySQL provides different database editions and products to cater to the needs of different users. For example, ISV/OEMs, Open Source community, Enterprise developers, etc.
MySQL Database Editions
Multiple editions allow commercial vendors and customers the flexibility to choose from based on their business requirements. Most editions have an annual subscription pricing model.
MySQL supports many editions. MySQL database editions are as follows:
- MySQL Community Edition
- MySQL Standard Edition
- MySQL Enterprise Edition
- MySQL Classic Edition
MySQL Community Edition is an open-source free relational database. Community Edition is licensed under GPL( General Public License). MySQL is a supporter of the Open Source community. Community Server is for developers and enthusiasts who want to try and learn MySQL database.
MySQL Enterprise Edition is available with MySQL annual subscription with Oracle premium support. MySQL Enterprise is a set of enterprise grade software, support and services. MySQL Enterprise ensures highest levels of security, reliability and uptime. This edition is best suited for Enterprise applications. For example, high-traffic E-commerce applications.
MySQL Enterprise subscription includes:
- MySQL Enterprise Server
- MySQL Enterprise Monitor
- MySQL Enterprise Dashboard
- MySQL Product Support
MySQL Enterprise Monitor is a web-based monitoring application. It allows monitoring of MySQL instances for potential issues and problems.
We can compare the features and learn more about the MySQL editions on the MySQL website.
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