MYSQL – Identifying Current Version of MySQL Server Installation – Part 2

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Published on Sat, 09 Nov 2013 01:30:48 +0000 Indexed on 2013/11/09 4:05 UTC
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Earlier I wrote an article about Detecting Current Version of MySQL Server Installation. After the post quite a few emails I received where various users suggested that there are many more ways to figure out the version of MySQL. Here are few of the methods which I received in the email.

Method 1:

This method retrieves value with the help of Information Functions.


Method 2:

This method is very similar to SQL Server.

SELECT @@Version

Method 3:

You can connect to MySQL with command prompt and type following command:


Method 4:

Please refer my earlier blog post.


Let me know if you know any more method and I will extend this blog post.

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