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Please test the MariaDB Galera Cluster Release Candidate

We released the release candidate for MariaDB Galera Cluster on 21st December 2012, not traditionally the best time to make a release. We want to make this a GA release soon and we also want to ensure its well tested. Download it. Read the release notes. Give us feedback/report bugs.  Blog about it too!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Consolidating MariaDB project tools

It is not a secret that we’ve been kicking the tires and playing with JIRA for project management. After using it since the beginning of the year most of us like the feel of it and we’ve decided that it makes sense to start using it more. As you know, the MariaDB project has many […]

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Monty Program & SkySQL: a statement on the serious security vulnerability that was found in MariaDB and MySQL

Over the past few days extensive conversations around a new security vulnerability in MariaDB and MySQL have taken place. It all started as a chain reaction when Monty Program publicly disclosed information about the flaw they had found and about how to make sure your MariaDB and MySQL installations can be fixed. The initial information […]

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MariaDB 5.5.24 released

If you’re not on the announce mailing list (low traffic) or following us on Facebook, you’ve missed the announcement of MariaDB 5.5.24 (release notes, changelog). Highlights include: Includes all changes up to MariaDB 5.3.7 and MySQL 5.5.24 We’re providing RPM packages for RHEL/CentOS 5 & 6, as well as a YUM repository Ubuntu 12.04 has […]

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What comes in between MariaDB now and MySQL 5.6?

We’re quite happy that we’ve released four major releases that are production ready (better known as generally available or GA in the MySQL world) in the last 26 months. That is just a little over two years, and a whole lot of features. In that same time, MySQL has seen one GA release (MySQL 5.5) […]

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