MySQL Software is provided under the GPL License.
OEMs, ISVs and VARs can purchase commercial licenses.
MySQL offers standard database driver connectivity for using MySQL with applications and tools that are compatible with industry standards ODBC and JDBC. Any system that works with ODBC or JDBC can use MySQL.
Standardized database driver Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and Unix platforms.
Standardized database driver for Java platforms and development.
Standardized database driver for .NET platforms and development.
MBean for embedding the MySQL server in Java applications.
Standardized database driver for C++ development.
A client library for C development.
The MySQL native driver for PHP is an additional, alternative way to connect from PHP 5.3 or newer to the MySQL Server 4.1 or newer.
Easy to use MySQL driver for OpenOffice.org 3.1 or newer.