MariaDB 10.0.10 Overview and Highlights

MariaDB 10.0.10 was recently released, and is available for download here:

This is the first GA ("Generally Availability", aka "recommended for production systems") release of MariaDB 10.0, and 11th overall release of MariaDB 10.0.

Since this is the initial 10.0 GA release, this is primarily a bug-fix and polishing release.

Here are the main items of note:

Greetz greets MariaDB

Date of Release: 
February 26, 2014 - 1:00pm CET

Global greetings card provider the latest business to use famously open source MariaDB

MariaDB 10.0.8 Overview and Highlights

MariaDB 10.0.8 was recently released as RC ("Release Candidate"), and is available for download here:

This is the first RC release of MariaDB 10.0. It is primarily a bug-fix and polishing release, and all features planned for MariaDB 10.0 GA are included in this release.

There were 6 notable changes in MariaDB 10.0.8:

  1. InnoDB upgraded to version 5.6.14

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:

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

FOSDEM MySQL Survey Positive for MariaDB

FOSDEM in Brussels, Belgium was a great community event again this year. The MySQL community booth was maned by Oracle MySQL, Percona, Galera and MariaDB. Thanks Kenny, Liz & co for also organising a fun community dinner on Saturday! The MySQL dev room was packed with participants listening to some very interesting presentations, amongst them MaxScale, which got some considerable interest from the audience.

SkySQL Makes Highly Available Databases Easy, with MariaDB Enterprise

Date of Release: 
January 23, 2014 - 9:00am UTC

Launches a API-powered graphical tool for clusters, backed by worldwide support

HELSINKI, FINLAND - 23 JANUARY 2014 - SkySQL, the trusted experts in MariaDB and MySQL database software, today announced the general availability of MariaDB Enterprise. The company’s newest product makes it simple for database administrators and developers to deploy advanced, high-availability clustering in support of the most demanding applications.

MariaDB Audit Plugin - Set Up a Remote Log File using rsyslog

While running a test on MariaDB Enterprise Beta for installing MariaDB Galera Cluster, I thought that this is a perfect environment to check out how to setup a remote log file for the MariaDB Audit Plugin. Although I am using MariaDB Galera Cluster in this case, you can setup a remote log file in the same way, if you are:

  • Using a group of MariaDB Servers with standard replication enabled
  • Using a group of isolated MariaDB Servers
  • Using just one MariaDB Server

What we want to achieve by using a remote log file is:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 beta arrives with MariaDB as its default database


Red Hat's next major flagship release, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 is here and ready for your testing. Besides adding new features for virtualization, the cloud, and in-place system upgrading, this release also sees Red Hat moving from Oracle's MySQL to MariaDB for its default database management system (DBMS).

‘Should I Stay or Should I Go?’ - MySQL users open up on Open Source

Date of Release: 
November 21, 2013 - 3:00pm EET

4 out of 5 developers plan to migrate if MySQL becomes closed source

Intel Capital leads $20 million investment in SkySQL to grow MariaDB

Date of Release: 
October 22, 2013 - 10:00am UTC

Open source database gets funding to boost adoption and develop product range

LONDON,UK — October 23, 2013

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