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Monthly archives for April, 2013

MariaDB Introduces Atomic Writes

When dealing with high performance, low latency storage devices, such as SSD cards, one finds bottlenecks in new places. This is a story about such a bottle neck and how to work around it.


MariaDB 10.0.2-alpha Now Available

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.0.2. This is an alpha release. See the release notes and changelog for details. Download MariaDB 10.0.2 Release Notes  Changelog  Overview of 10.0 APT and YUM Repository Configuration Generator About this Release MariaDB 10.0 is the development version of MariaDB. It is built on the MariaDB […]


SkySQL merges with Monty Program Ab, makers of MariaDB

SkySQL has signed a merger agreement with Monty Program Ab, creators of the popular MariaDB database. Read more about it, as it features important tidbits from Patrik Sallner (CEO, SkySQL Ab), Simon Phipps (CEO, MariaDB Foundation), and Michael “Monty” Widenius (CTO, MariaDB Foundation). A key takeaway is that SkySQL will work alongside & collaborate closely […]


Wikipedia adopts MariaDB

This is a nice blog post from Asher Feldman, Site Architect, Wikipedia on how Wikipedia Adopts MariaDB. If you’re using English or German Wikipedia, or using Wikidata, you’re currently being served by MariaDB 5.5.


MariaDB Foundation Takes Next Steps To Community Governance

The MariaDB Foundation, stewards of the community-maintained open source MariaDB database that is sweeping the Internet, announced today the next steps towards a community-managed governance structure. With the appointment of a new, enlarged Board of Directors and a new interim chief executive, the MariaDB Foundation is now on track to a fully member-led governance in […]



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