Supporting continuity and open collaboration

Testing Rocket.Chat and Zulip

The MariaDB Foundation is publicly testing two new communications tools, Rocket.Chat and Zulip, and we’re seeing if they can meet a few of our requirements. Roughly in order of importance: 1) Open Source 2) A tool similar in functionality to the proprietary Slack. 3) A tool for internal staff chat, replacing some of the proprietary […]

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MariaDB Foundation now accepts cryptocurrency donations

The MariaDB Foundation has added Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin, Monero and Ripple to the list of ways to contribute financially. After experiencing problems with Paypal and disabling it as a means of contribution, our individual donations dropped off as not everyone found the alternatives, such as paying directly into the bank account, convenient. We […]

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2017 in the MariaDB Foundation

2017 was an excellent year for MariaDB. The Foundation was joined by several new sponsoring members; IBM, Alibaba Cloud, Tencent Cloud and Microsoft. This was the first year the Foundation did not run out of funds at the end of the year and we were able to fully compensate our staff. The members have also […]

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MariaDB Foundation Board welcomes new members

2017 has been very successful for the entire MariaDB ecosystem. There have been great strides on all fronts including adoption, funding, collaboration, products, services and of course, in the development and maintenance of the MariaDB Server code itself. We are also proud to announce that this is also reflected in the MariaDB Foundation’s board, which […]

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MariaDB Foundation now on Liberapay

The MariaDB Foundation is a non-profit organization, funded entirely by sponsors and donations. 2017 saw a surge in corporate donations, but a dropoff in private donations. This was mainly due to experiencing problems with Paypal, which we disabled, so there was no easy way for individuals to make donations for much of the year. This […]

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Microsoft joins the MariaDB Foundation as a Platinum level sponsor

MariaDB Foundation today announced that Microsoft has become a platinum sponsor. The sponsorship will help the Foundation in its goals to support continuity and open collaboration in the MariaDB ecosystem, and to drive adoption, serving an ever growing community of users and developers. “Joining the MariaDB Foundation as a Platinum member is a natural next […]

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Presentations from the 2017 MariaDB Developers Unconference in Shenzhen

The following sessions were held on the two presentation days of the MariaDB Developers Unconference in Shenzhen. Day 1 MariaDB in 2017 (Otto Kekäläinen) What’s in the pipeline for 10.3 and beyond (Monty) – Slides AliSQL Roadmap (Xiao Bin) JSON support in MariaDB (Vicențiu Ciorbaru) – Slides Replication (Lixun Peng) – Slides Encryption key management […]

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Tencent Cloud Becomes a Platinum Sponsor of the MariaDB Foundation

The MariaDB Foundation today announced that Tencent Cloud, the cloud computing service provided by Tencent, has become its platinum sponsor. The sponsorship will help the Foundation ensure continuous collaboration amongst stakeholders within the MariaDB ecosystem, to drive adoption and serve the ever-growing community of users and developers. Tencent Cloud has already sponsored the MariaDB Foundation […]

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Platinum Sponsors

MariaDB Foundation Platinum sponsors

Gold Sponsors

MariaDB Foundation Gold sponsors

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