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MariaDB 10.0 and MySQL 5.6

In May of last year I blogged about MariaDB 10.0 for the first time. We received some feedback, digested it, and I further explained MariaDB 10.0. Now, with the first Alpha of MariaDB 10.0 out and a new year just beginning, now is a good time to explain a little bit more, especially about MariaDB 10.0 […]

MySQL® & Cloud Database Solutions Days with Monty Widenius, the “father of the MySQL® & MariaDB databases”

The SkySQL and MariaDB Roadshow Comes to Germany: Stuttgart 25 January 2013, 9.00-16.00, Sodexo STEP / Engineering Park Hamburg 1 February 2013, 9.00-16.00, Quality Ambassador Hotel SkySQL and Monty Program are on the road with our first joint – free – roadshows in Stuttgart and Hamburg, where Monty Widenius will unveil his vision of the […]

MariaDB Foundation to Safeguard Leading Open Source Database

Michael ‘Monty’ Widenius, David Axmark, and Allan Larsson announce MariaDB Foundation Leading organizations pledge EUR1M to launch not-for-profit organization Further sponsors sought; Board elections to be held February 2013 Percona Live Conference, London – December 4, 2012 –The founders of the most popular databases on the web, Michael Widenius, David Axmark, and Allan Larsson today announced […]

Monty Program & SkySQL release the MariaDB Client Library for C and MariaDB Client Library for Java Applications

Connectors now available to the MySQL® community as part of the MariaDB open source project Helsinki – November 29, 2012 – Monty Program, the home of MariaDB, owned by MySQL®-database-creator Monty Widenius and its employees, and SkySQL, the trusted provider of open source database solutions, today announced the immediate availability of their connectors, ‘MariaDB Client Library for […]

Making it easier to follow and participate in MariaDB development

In June, I told about the consolidation of the MariaDB project tools. The final piece of this consolidation, to report bugs in the MariaDB project tracking tool called JIRA has now been finalized. Bug reporting stays open! JIRA is open to anyone. The bug reports are publicly available, even without logging in and as a […]

MariaDB Directions

Infor announced this week, that they will provide open source database alternatives to some of their products. MariaDB has been chosen, tested, and certified by Infor to be the open source database of choice (together with MySQL) for the Infor LN and ION products. Infor LN is Infor’s flagship ERP and is sometimes better known […]

MariaDB Galera Cluster Alpha immediately available

Today we’re pleased to announce the availability of MariaDB Galera Cluster! With this release, we’re addressing the numerous requests we’ve received over the past few months for a MariaDB-based Galera Cluster. MariaDB, the more reliable, performant, feature-complete & backwards compatible MySQL database becomes even more attractive by making it available for Galera Cluster. What is […]

Explanation on MariaDB 10.0

In end of May I told about the numbering plans for the next version of MariaDB in the blog post What comes in between MariaDB now and MySQL 5.6?. We received quite a lot of feedback and criticism on the idea of calling the next version MariaDB 10.0. Here is a little more information about […]

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