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Support for MySQL from Oracle and for MariaDB

See also MySQL licenses for dummies. Oracle provides 3 different MySQL Editions:

CECommunity Editionfree of costsno support
SEStandard EditionUSD 2000approx. EUR 1800Oracle Premier Support
EEEnterprise EditionUSD 5000approx. EUR 4500Oracle Premier Support + Enterprise Tools

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Further interesting MySQL support information

Oracle Lifetime Support for MySQL Releases

ReleaseGA DateSupport EndExt. Support End
MySQL Database 5.0Oct 2005Dec 2011n.a.
MySQL Database 5.1Dec 2008Dec 2013n.a.
MySQL Database 5.5Dec 2010Dec 2015Dec 2018
MySQL Database 5.6Feb 2013Feb 2018Feb 2021
MySQL Database 5.7Oct 2015Oct 2020Oct 2023
MySQL Database 8.0Apr 2018Apr 2023Apr 2026
MySQL Database 9.0expected 2019/20unknownunknown

MariaDB Corp Lifetime Support for MariaDB Releases

Major versionGA date5 year boundary date
MariaDB Database 5.1 Feb 2010Feb 2015
MariaDB Database 5.2 Nov 2010Nov 2015
MariaDB Database 5.3 Feb 2012Mar 2017
MariaDB Database 5.5 Apr 2012Mar 2020
MariaDB Database 10.0Mar 2014Mar 2019
MariaDB Database 10.1Oct 2015Oct 2020
MariaDB Database 10.2May 2017May 2022
MariaDB Database 10.3May 2018May 2023
MariaDB Database 10.4expected 2018/20195 years after GA