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Why SkySQL becoming MariaDB Corporation will be good for the MariaDB Foundation

Today SkySQL is changing its name to MariaDB Corporation. This is something that I had both anticipated and I think it’s a great step for MariaDB. I wanted here to to share my thoughts on how this change affects the MariaDB community. The short version: As the MariaDB Corporation is the main driving force behind […]

The State Of The Sea Lion In Winter

A very happy new year to you from the MariaDB Foundation. Since I last wrote in June the Foundation has been doing plenty of work on everyone’s behalf. First there’s the extensive technical work that Monty wrote about, which has been carried out by the team the Foundation employs who all work for Monty. He would […]

MariaDB Foundation achivements 2012-12 – 2013-09

Reposted from Monty Says. I recently read some comments that we at the MariaDB Foundation have not been very open about what we are doing. We are very sorry about this. The problem is not that we are secret about what we are doing, the problem is that not many of us working at the […]

State Of The Sea Lion – June 2013

The Board of the MariaDB Foundation thought it would be good to provide an update — hopefully the first of a regular quarterly series — on how we’re progressing with the interim activities around constructing governance, identifying a new representative Board and structuring an engineering council. The MariaDB Foundation is now independent of any business […]

MariaDB Foundation Becomes OSI Affiliate

I’m pleased to say that the Open Source Initiative Board has accepted the MariaDB Foundation’s application to become an Affiliate Member of OSI. The MariaDB Foundation Board decided to join OSI to demonstrate our support for the principle of software freedom and to be able to participate in OSI projects more directly under their new […]

MariaDB Foundation Becomes OIN Licensee

The MariaDB Foundation Board has now been meeting for a few months and we have been gradually taking steps to establish the Foundation as an independent organisation with member-led governance. The Board has asked me, as CEO, to provide regular updates on our progress here on the MariaDB Blog, so watch for posts in the […]

OLX and MariaDB

OLX, a free classifieds site, is serving up 40 million pages a day using MariaDB. Not an insignificant task. There’s a nice write-up in the MariaDB knowledgebase with particulars. In short, the 5.2 series of MariaDB and some of the unique features of the project have made a migration easy and valuable. It’s nice to […]

Kajona is running with MariaDB

Based on small talk with Stefan Idler and Jakob Schröter at OpenRheinRuhr2010, Kajona CMS now officially works with MariaDB. They tested MariaDB and verified that it was a drop-in-replacement for MySQL without any modifications needed on their side. We are of course happy to hear about all real-life success stories! You can find more about […]