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MariaDB wins LinuxQuestions.org Database of the Year for the Third Year Running

MariaDB was voted database of the year for the third year in succession in the LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice awards, winning 45.49% of the vote, up from 34.21% last year. Thanks to everyone from the community that voted for us. 2016 will be a busy year, including the upcoming release of MariaDB 10.2. Take a look […]


MariaDB in the Running for 2015 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Database of the Year

MariaDB won the 2013 and the 2014 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Award Database of the Year, and is in the running again for 2015 winner. Up until 2012, MySQL held a near-monopoly on the title, having won every year since at least 2001 (except for 2002, won by PostgreSQL). Since 2013, however, it’s been all MariaDB, […]


2015 in the MariaDB Foundation

The mariadb.org website had over one million page views in 2015, a growth of about 9% since 2014. Good growth has been visible all over the MariaDB ecosystem and we can conclude that 2015 was a successful year for MariaDB. Increased adoption MariaDB was included for the first time in an official Debian release (version […]


MariaDB Talks at Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016

The Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 isn’t until 18-21 April 2016, but community voting is now open. So if you’re going, and want to see lots of MariaDB talks, please click on the buttons below and vote! You have to be logged in to the Percona site to vote. Once logged in, scroll to […]


Developer meeting & community meetup summary

MariaDB 10.1 shipped a few days ago, so it’s now a good time to focus on another important event. Last week we had a three day MariaDB developers meeting. It took place in Amsterdam (Oct 13-15). Meetings like this tend to have a great impact on the roadmap of the product. Booking.com was very kind […]



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