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19. Database Servers

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19.1. MySQL

Fedora now provides MySQL 5.0. For a list of the enhancements provided by this version, refer to
For more information on upgrading databases from previous releases of MySQL, refer to the MySQL website at

19.1.1. DBD Driver

The MySQL DBD driver has been dual-licensed and the related licensing issues have been resolved ( The resulting apr-util-mysql package is now included in the Fedora software repositories.