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Posts by Kaj Arnö

MariaDB Server University Program

The demand for DBAs, developers and software engineers knowledgeable in MariaDB Server is high. The supply isn’t. This is something we plan to fix, with the MariaDB Server University Program, for which we are now inviting universities to participate in, and users of MariaDB Server to sponsor. Mind the Gap Closing the gap between supply […]

Press Release: MariaDB Server University Program Launch

Indonesia to Lead World Wide University Database Education Initiative  Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 6 Sep 2019: MariaDB Foundation and APTISI (the Association of Private Higher Education Institutions Indonesia) collaborate to launch the MariaDB Server University Programme, providing free education material for universities across Indonesia and worldwide.  The need for database education in Indonesia With millions of university […]

Board Meeting 1/2019

MariaDB Foundation has an upcoming board meeting soon. Let me grab the opportunity to publicly share more about the Foundation Board, who is on it, and what the board decided in the previous board meeting, Wed 17 Apr 2019. We meet over Zoom, after first setting a date and a time. With board members from […]

Redirecting Downloaders to Knowledge Base

At the end of the download process for MariaDB Server from downloads.mariadb.org, downloaders will from now on be redirected to a MariaDB Knowledge Base page with further information related to how to work with the MariaDB Server release just downloaded. This is meant to be helpful for the downloader, both when getting started with MariaDB […]

On Contributions, Pride and Cockiness

At MariaDB Foundation, we are proud of MariaDB Server getting plenty of contributions. But we don’t want to get cocky, so here is an update about where we stand, and what we want to make happen. First, we have shown our contribution pride in several places. On 15 February 2019, I tweeted On code contributions, […]

The Story of our Sea Lion

Why a sea lion? That’s a question we get every now and then, most recently at FOSDEM. Here is the story: Our Founder Monty likes animals in the sea. For MySQL, he picked a dolphin, after swimming with them in the Florida Keys. For the MariaDB sea lion, there was a similar encounter. It happened […]

FOSDEM Reflections / MySQL – MariaDB DevRoom

What a great place for informal interactions, strengthening the network, and hearing the latest news from the grapevine! Last weekend 1.-3. Feb 2019, over 8000 developers met in Brussels for FOSDEM 2019. For the overall atmosphere, take a look at this 1:05 long video by Sofia Ek. MariaDB Foundation was present with six staff people […]

A Word from the Incoming CEO

It is my pleasure and honour to join the MariaDB Foundation as its new CEO from 1 Feb 2019. Following MariaDB closely since its inception, I welcome the opportunity to be focusing completely on adoption, collaboration and free open development of MariaDB Server. I joined MySQL AB in 2001 and worked in various leadership positions, […]

Platinum Sponsors

MariaDB Foundation Platinum sponsors

Thank you, Booking.com! Thank you, Alibaba Cloud! Thank you, Tencent Cloud! Thank you, Microsoft! Thank you, MariaDB Corporation!

Gold Sponsors

MariaDB Foundation Gold sponsors

Thank you, DBS! Thank you, Visma! Thank you, IBM! Thank you, Tencent Games!