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MySQL for NetWare

The MySQL(*) database server is the world's most popular open source database. MySQL is an open-source relational database management system that allows you to use Java*, C, Perl, and PHP APIs to access persistent data.

Its architecture makes it extremely fast and easy to customize. Extensive reuse of code within the software and a minimalistic approach to producing functionally-rich features has resulted in a database management system unmatched in speed, compactness, stability, and ease of deployment.

The unique separation of the core server from the storage engine makes it possible to run with strict transaction control or with ultra-fast transactionless disk access, whichever is most appropriate for the situation.


The downloads for MySQL are located at



  • NetWare version 6.5 with latest Support Pack
  • The system must meet Novell's minimum requirements to run the respective version of NetWare.
  • MySQL data installed on an NSS volume; traditional volumes are not supported.


This component is supported by the Open Source Community. MySQL maintains support forums at or you can look for help in the forums listed below.

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