MySQL Community Edition

MySQL Community Edition is the freely downloadable version of the world's most popular open source database. It is available under the GPL license and is supported by a huge and active community of open source developers.


The MySQL Community Edition includes:

  • SQL and NoSQL for developing both relational and NoSQL applications
  • MySQL Document Store including X Protocol, XDev API and MySQL Shell
  • Transactional Data Dictionary with Atomic DDL statements for improved reliability
  • Pluggable Storage Engine Architecture (InnoDB, NDB, MyISAM, etc)
  • MySQL Replication to improve application performance and scalability
  • MySQL Group Replication for replicating data while providing fault tolerance, automated failover, and elasticity
  • MySQL InnoDB Cluster to deliver an integrated, native, high availability solution for MySQL
  • MySQL Partitioning to improve performance and management of large database applications
  • Stored Procedures to improve developer productivity
  • Triggers to enforce complex business rules at the database level
  • Views to ensure sensitive information is not compromised
  • Performance Schema for user/application level monitoring of resource consumption
  • Information Schema to provide easy access to metadata
  • MySQL Connectors (ODBC, JDBC, .NET, etc) for building applications in multiple languages
  • MySQL Workbench for visual modeling, SQL development and administration

Available on over 20 platforms and operating systems including Linux, Unix, Mac and Windows.