[ubuntu-za] MySql

Bill Cairns cairnsww at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 06:06:01 GMT 2008

The FAQ at http://www.mysql.com/company/legal/licensing/faq.html explains
their "dual licensing" strategy.

Thanks for the replies.

On Jan 1, 2008 9:23 PM, Tom Bamford <tom at entrepreneuria.co.uk> wrote:

>  Bill Cairns wrote:
> Silly me had thought that MySQL was an Open Source product that was freely
> available - perhaps as an alternative to SQL Server. A bit of browsing leads
> me to https://shop.mysql.com/enterprise/?rz=s which seems to prove me
> wrong.
> What am I missing?
> Bill
> MySQL is open source and free, the enterprise edition offers additional
> features and 24/7 tech support but there is nothing wrong with the free
> edition. You can find more information as well as download links at
> http://dev.mysql.com, although it is also in the Ubuntu repos which is my
> preferred method of installation.
> Regards,
> Tom
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