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Monthly archives for March, 2013

What other pluggable authentication plugins would you like in MariaDB?

MariaDB has had pluggable authentication since MariaDB 5.2. Our most popular authentication plugin that we ship in MariaDB is the PAM authentication plugin. Naturally one is curious to see if users would like to see more authentication plugins being made available, so we’ve posted a poll on Facebook. Please feel free to add your vote […]


Slackware and Arch Linux switch to MariaDB as a default

Two bits of good news for MariaDB users from the distribution standpoint this week: Slackware Linux is dropping MySQL for MariaDB as a default Arch Linux replaces MySQL in repositories with MariaDB


openSUSE 12.3 released with MariaDB as default

Congratulations to the openSUSE community on a successful release of openSUSE 12.3. A highlight worth mentioning is that MariaDB is now the default as opposed to MySQL. What are you waiting for, download it! From the features list, here’s an excerpt focusing on MariaDB & MySQL: openSUSE has moved from MySQL to MariaDB as default. […]


MariaDB 5.5.30 now available

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 5.5.30. This is a bug fix release. See the release notes and changelog for details. Download MariaDB 5.5.30 Release Notes  Changelog  Overview of 5.5 APT and YUM Repository Configuration Generator User Feedback plugin MariaDB includes a User Feedback plugin. This plugin is disabled by default. If […]


MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5.29 Stable (GA) released

After some final testing and polishing, the MariaDB project and Codership are pleased to announce the release of MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5.29. This is a Stable (GA) release. MariaDB Galera Cluster links: Release Notes Changelog Downloads APT and YUM Repository Configuration Generator About MariaDB Galera Cluster MariaDB Galera Cluster is made for today’s cloud based environments. […]



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