MySQL :: MySQL Editions

By: Mysql  05/12/2011
Keywords: Open Source Database

MySQL :: MySQL Editions

MySQL is the world's most popular open source database. Whether you are a fast growing web property, technology ISV or large enterprise, MySQL can cost-effectively help you deliver high performance, scalable database applications.

MySQL Community Edition is the freely downloadable version of the world's most popular open source database.

Commercial customers have the flexibility of choosing from multiple editions to meet specific business and technical requirements:

  MySQL Standard Edition MySQL Enterprise Edition MySQL Cluster Carrier Grade Edition
Annual Subscription2,3,4,5
/1-4 Socket Server /Year
USD 2,000
USD 5,000
USD 10,000
24x7 Support
Unlimited Support Incidents Knowledge Base Maintenance Releases, Bug Fixes, Patches, Updates
MySQL Features
Storage Engine: MyISAM
Storage Engine: InnoDB
Storage Engine: NDB    
MySQL Enterprise Dashboard1  
MySQL Enterprise Advisors1  
MySQL Query Analyzer1  
MySQL Replication Monitor1  
Hot backup for InnoDB1  
Full, Incremental, Partial backup1  
Full, Partial restore1  
External Authentication1  
Thread Pool1  
HA using Oracle VM Template1,6  
HA using Windows Clustering1,6  
Configuration & Provisioning1    
Automatic Scaling1    
Management & Monitoring1    
Oracle Product Certifications6
Certified with Oracle Linux6
Certified with Oracle VM6
Certified with Oracle Solaris6
Certified with Oracle GoldenGate6  
Certified with Oracle Fusion Middleware6  
Certified with Oracle Secure Backup6  
Certified with Oracle Fusion Middleware6  

1 Features only available in Commercial Editions.

2 Annual Subscription: is defined as the right to use the specified program(s) in accordance with the applicable license metric and to receive Oracle Software Update License & Support for the specified program(s) for the term specified on the order.

3  is included in Annual Subscriptions (no extra cost)

4 Server: is defined as the computer on which the programs are installed. A Server license allows you to use the licensed program on a single specified computer.

5 Socket: is defined as a slot that houses a chip (or a multi-chip module), which contains a collection of one or more cores. Regardless of the number of cores, each chip (or multi-chip module) counts as a single socket. All occupied sockets on which the Oracle programs is installed and/or running must be licensed.

6 Non-MySQL products not included (can be purchased separately)

Pricing is "per Server", for 2 classes: Servers with 1-4 Sockets, and Servers with 5+ Sockets

Keywords: Open Source Database

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