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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Significant performance boost with new MariaDB page compression on FusionIO

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce a special preview release of MariaDB 10.0.9 with significant performance gains on FusionIO devices. This is is a beta-quality preview release. Download MariaDB 10.0.9-FusionIO preview Background The latest work between MariaDB and FusionIO has focused on dramatically improving performance of MariaDB on the high-end SSD drives produced by Fusion-IO […]



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