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MariaDB optimization for string related operations

In our upcoming MariaDB 5.3 release Monty optimized the internal string append code for performance. I tested his patch with a plain MariaDB 5.2 vs. a patched MariaDB 5.2 with sql-bench, which showed an overall performance gain around 3%. The details of the patch Monty describes like this Patch to optimize string append: While examining […]

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MariaDB And Trademark

I’d like to wish Henrik Ingo well now that he has publicly announced his resignation from Monty Program. Henrik, I especially wish you all the best with the new member of your family. I know you put a lot of effort into your presentation to the Monty Program board regarding transfer of trademark ownership, and […]

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Recently in MariaDB #2

There has been a lot happening in the MariaDB community recently, and there has been growth. Here are some of the highlights. Thank you to all our current contributors, and to others that want to contribute, shoot community[at]askmonty[dot]org an e-mail. MariaDB 5.2.3 binaries for Solaris and Debian Sparc Our Sparc community contributor, Mark, has continued […]

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MariaDB 5.2 is released as stable

I am happy to announce that MariaDB 5.2.3 is now released as a stable release. During the gamma period we did not receive any serious reports for issues in 5.2, so we are relatively confident that the new code is of decent quality. You can read about the features of MariaDB 5.2 in my previous […]

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Segmented key cache performance results for MariaDB 5.2.2-gamma

Recently I tested our new segmented key cache feature for MyISAM in MariaDB 5.2.2-gamma for performance gains. You can check our new features in MariaDB 5.2 in our Ask Monty Knowledge Base What is in MariaDB 5.2 You will also find the details about the segmented key cache feature in our Knowledge Base at: Segmented […]

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