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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 8.0expected 2017unknownunknown

MariaDB Corp Lifetime Support for MariaDB Releases

Source: MariaDB Enterprise & Cluster Release Policy

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 Dec 2014Dec 2017
MariaDB Database 10.0Jun 2014Jun 2019
MariaDB Database 10.1Jan 2016Jan 2021
MariaDB Database 10.2expected early 2017unknown
MariaDB Database 10.3expected 2018unknown