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.
This method retrieves value with the help of Information Functions.
This method is very similar to SQL Server.
You can connect to MySQL with command prompt and type following command:
Please refer my earlier blog post.
SHOW VARIABLES LIKE "%version%";
Let me know if you know any more method and I will extend this blog post.
Reference : Pinal Dave (http://blog.SQLAuthority.com)