In RHEL7, MariaDB 5.5 is available as the default MySQL implementation and it is also the only one MySQL implementation available in RHEL7 core platform. MariaDB 5.5 is considered a drop-in replacement for MySQL 5.5 and it will be technically sufficient for any practical use cases.
However, Red Hat offers original MySQL as well for RHEL7, since some applications specifically require MyS...
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