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Unbreakable MySQL?

I’m getting more and more concerned about the current Oracle approach to MySQL security. And the fact that I was solely responsible for the security@mysql.com for about ten years, doesn’t make it easier, on the contrary, it only emphasizes changes in the attitude. Starting from the obvious — somewhat slower response to critical bug fixes, […]

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MariaDB 5.5.29, 5.3.12, 5.2.14, 5.1.67 now available

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the following new stable (GA) MariaDB versions: MariaDB 5.5.29  — Release Notes, Changelog, Downloads MariaDB 5.3.12  — Release Notes, Changelog, Downloads MariaDB 5.2.14  — Release Notes, Changelog, Downloads MariaDB 5.1.67  — Release Notes, Changelog, Downloads APT and YUM Repository Configuration Generator Security Updates These releases are […]

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MariaDB Java Client 1.1.0 released

The MariaDB Java Client 1.1.0 has been released. You can download it here. This version focused on fixing all known database metadata bugs and ConnnectorJ incompatibilities. Specific fixes include: Consistent, compatible with ConnectorJ handling of JDBC catalogs vs schemas vs databases Implementation of several missing methods in DatabaseMetaData Better handling of statement timeouts OSGi-specific entries […]

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MariaDB 10.0 and MySQL 5.6

In May of last year I blogged about MariaDB 10.0 for the first time. We received some feedback, digested it, and I further explained MariaDB 10.0. Now, with the first Alpha of MariaDB 10.0 out and a new year just beginning, now is a good time to explain a little bit more, especially about MariaDB 10.0 […]

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MariaDB Foundation to Safeguard Leading Open Source Database

Michael ‘Monty’ Widenius, David Axmark, and Allan Larsson announce MariaDB Foundation Leading organizations pledge EUR1M to launch not-for-profit organization Further sponsors sought; Board elections to be held February 2013 Percona Live Conference, London – December 4, 2012 –The founders of the most popular databases on the web, Michael Widenius, David Axmark, and Allan Larsson today announced […]

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Monty Program & SkySQL release the MariaDB Client Library for C and MariaDB Client Library for Java Applications

Connectors now available to the MySQL® community as part of the MariaDB open source project Helsinki – November 29, 2012 – Monty Program, the home of MariaDB, owned by MySQL®-database-creator Monty Widenius and its employees, and SkySQL, the trusted provider of open source database solutions, today announced the immediate availability of their connectors, ‘MariaDB Client Library for […]

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Announcing MariaDB 10.0.0 Alpha

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.0.0! This is an alpha release. MariaDB 10.0 is the current development version of MariaDB. It is built on the MariaDB 5.5 series with backported features from MySQL 5.6 and entirely new features not found anywhere else. See “Explanation on MariaDB 10.0” and […]

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MariaDB non-blocking client API and node.js

Last Summer I implemented a non-blocking client API in MariaDB, and it was included in the MariaDB 5.5 release. But somehow I never got around to announcing it. However, that did not prevent Brian White from noticing it, and using it to implement a new mysql binding for node.js called mariasql. Now, node.js is a […]

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