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MariaDB Enterprise Server vs. MariaDB Community Server

MariaDB Enterprise Platform

The MariaDB Enterprise Platform is available on-premises and on the MariaDB SkySQL DBaaS (Cloud database platform). MariaDB Enterprise Platform consists of:


FromDual wird offizieller MariaDB Partner

Nach Jahren der losen Zusammenarbeit wird FromDual jetzt, im Frühjahr 2020, offizieller MariaDB Partner.

Schon seit Beginn der MariaDB Erfolgsgeschichte befasst sich FromDual mit der Open Source Datenbank MariaDB und hat ihre Kunden mit Rat und Tat beim Betrieb der Datenbank unterstützt.

MySQL Enterprise Backup Support Matrix

MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) is a bit limited related to support of older MySQL versions. So you should consider the following release matrix:

FromDual Enterprise Tools License

The FromDual Enterprise Tools are licensed under a FromDual commercial license. The one exception is MyEnv which is licensed under GPLv2.


MySQL Enterprise Backup Incremental Cumulative and Differential Backup

Preparing the MySQL Enterprise Administrator Training I found that the MySQL Enterprise Backup Incremental Backup is not described very well. Thus I tried it out and wrote down this how-to:

Differential Incremental Backup


What are the differences between MySQL Community and MySQL Enterprise Server 5.7

The MySQL Server itself

The differences between the MySQL Community Server and the MySQL Enterprise Server 5.7 are as follows as claimed by Oracle:

How to build your own RPM repository for MySQL Enterprise Server 5.7 on RHEL 7

Prepare the RPM repository server

Install the software to create a RPM repository server (on an Ubuntu web server):

shell> sudo apt-get install createrepo

Create the directory structures and initialize the repositories:

shell> sudo mkdir -p /var/www/html/repos/centos/7/os/x86_64
shell> sudo createrepo /var/www/html/repos/centos/7/os/x86_64/

Copy the MySQL Enterprise RPM packages to the repository:

How to Install MySQL Enterprise Server 5.7 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

If you have already Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) or CentOS 7 in use you probably found out, that it is not that easy to install MySQL Enterprise Server because there are already pre-installed MariaDB 5.5 libraries:

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