Thank you for your support. I thought that MariaDB would be compatible. Never had problems with it before.
I have installed MySQL 5.6 from MySQL community repositories.
A few things needed to be fixed:
Got this error at first: "Error: Unknown database driver or data source name (DSN)"
The package mysql-connector-odbc creates files /usr/lib64/libmyodbc5a.so and /usr/lib64/libmyodbc5w.so the Server-Linux-x86_64.sh looks for /usr/lib64/libmyodbc5.so so I just created a dirty fix:
[root@era ~]# ln -s /usr/lib64/libmyodbc5w.so /usr/lib64/lib