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27.4.5.20 The version_major() Function

This function returns the major version of the MySQL server.

Parameters

None.

Return Value

A TINYINT UNSIGNED value.

Example
mysql> SELECT VERSION(), sys.version_major();
+--------------+---------------------+
| VERSION()    | sys.version_major() |
+--------------+---------------------+
| 8.0.13-debug |                   8 |
+--------------+---------------------+