Introducing the MariaDB Jupyter Kernel

We are proud to announce the beta release series of the MariaDB Jupyter Kernel, making MariaDB Server accessible through the popular next-generation web-based interface.

The MariaDB Kernel is ready to try out (installation, documentation, GitHub).

For all who love the easy Jupyter user interface, there is now a way to access the MariaDB Server from everyone’s favorite notebook.

The MariaDB Jupyter Kernel is as simple as it gets. It’s a “normal” MariaDB character based command line client, extended in two ways: First, it has all the standard Jupyter usability functionality for editing and saving MariaDB SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE commands.

Read more

A different kind of tech conference

Last Wednesday, I received an unexpected text: “Would you like to do some volunteering work? It involves speaking online to some kids for one hour about IT”. It was a classmate from high school.

MariaDB Foundation employees work remotely. Sure, we all meet together in one place a number of times a year so we don’t forget each other’s faces, but in 99% of our logged time, we are distributed around the globe. We are also not required to have a strict working schedule and this offers us the opportunity to say yes easily to these sort of events.

Read more