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Performance evaluation of MariaDB 10.1 and MySQL 5.7.4-labs-tplc

Introduction Evaluating the performance of database systems is a very demanding task. There are a lot of hard choices to be made, e.g.: What operating system and operating system version is to be used What configuration setup is to be used What benchmarks are to be used and how long are the warm-up and measure […]

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Eventually Consistent Databases: State of the Art

Introduction Eventual consistency [1] is a consistency model, which is used in many large distributed databases. Such databases require that all changes to a replicated piece of data eventually reach all affected replicas. Furthermore, the conflict resolution is not handled in these databases, and the responsibility is pushed up to the application authors in the […]

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MariaDB moves development to Github

Today marks a milestone in terms of the MariaDB project – going forward, the MariaDB project plans to use Github and git for source code management. The migration happens from Launchpad and the bzr tool. The 10.1 server development (under heavy development now) will happen on Github. You can check it out here: https://github.com/MariaDB/server. Feel […]

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The Other MariaDB Blog

This is the blog of the MariaDB Foundation in particular and the MariaDB project in general. It is used to announce new MariaDB versions, for posts from MariaDB developers about new features, and for news from or about the MariaDB Foundation itself, among other things. For many this is the MariaDB blog, and on behalf of the […]

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Crunching XML files with MariaDB

In January I wrote my first post about node.js and MariaDB . In February I continued with a second post about using jQuery and some GIS calculations. Now it is time for the third and this time the main focus is not so much on GIS functionality, but instead on the capabilities MariaDB has for handling piles of unstructured […]

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Dotdeb repository problems with MariaDB 5.5 (solution)

Dotdeb is a repository currently targeting Debian and Ubuntu, providing a nice set of packages for LAMP servers. Recently, MySQL 5.6 was added to the dotdeb repository. On the surface, this is a very harmless addition. MariaDB is a replacement for MySQL and it should be possible for applications designed for MySQL to easily switch […]

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MariaDB Client Library for C 2.0 and Maria JDBC Client 1.1.7 released

The MariaDB Foundation is pleased to announce the releases of MariaDB C Client Library 2.0 and MariaDB JDBC Client 1.1.7 The MariaDB Client Library for C 2.0 is a major release which contains more than 70 bug fixes and a lot of new functions and features, e.g. SSH support Dynamic Columns API Support for MinGW […]

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New kid on the block: MariaDB ODBC Driver 0.9.1-beta

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce MariaDB ODBC Driver Beta – the start of the public beta testing phase of MariaDB ODBC Driver MariaDB ODBC Driver is a standarized database driver for Windows platforms. It supports ODBC Standard 3.5 and can be used as a drop-in replacement for MySQL Connector/ODBC. Maria ODBC Driver is […]

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