MariaDB 5.5.35 Overview and Highlights

MariaDB 5.5.35 was recently released (it is the latest MariaDB 5.5), and is available for download here:

https://downloads.mariadb.org/mariadb/5.5.35/

This is a maintenance release, and so there are not too many big changes of note. However, there are a couple items worth mentioning:

  1. Includes all bugfixes and updates from: MySQL 5.5.35
  2. Includes all bugfixes and updates from: XtraDB from Percona-Server-5.5.35-rel33.0
  3. New SQL_MODE: OLD_MODE - to emulate behavior from old MySQL/MariaDB versions

You can read more about OLD_MODE here, if interested:

https://mariadb.com/kb/en/old_mode/

Also, there is more about the 5.5.35 release here:

https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb-5535-release-notes/

And the full list of fixed bugs and changes in MariaDB 5.5.35 can be found here:

https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb-5535-changelog/

Hope this helps.

 

About the Author

Chris Calender is a Principal Support Engineer at SkySQL since 2010. For the 5 years prior to that, he was a Principal Support Engineer at MySQL/Sun/Oracle. And before that, he worked as a MySQL DBA and developer for numerous Fortune 500 Companies, including Clear Channel, Western & Southern, and Cincinnati Bell. Chris has both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer Science, from Miami University and the University of Cincinnati, respectively.