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What are the Difference Between the MySQL Server RPM Packages? (Doc ID 1359664.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 04, 2023

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Generic Linux


When downloading the MySQL Server RPMs there are a number of RPMs in the patch file. Learn what the difference is between these and which RPMs should be installed on the server and client systems respectively.


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In this Document
 RPM Files Included in the Patch File:
 mysql-commercial-libs-8.0.11-1.1.el7.x86_64.rpm or MySQL-shared-advanced-5.6.31-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
 mysql-commercial-libs-compat-8.0.11-1.1.el7.x86_64.rpm or MySQL-shared-compat-advanced-5.6.31-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
 How to Obtain Information about an RPM File
 Which RPMs to Install on the Server?
 Which RPMs to Install on Client Machines?

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