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MariaDB Server University Program

The demand for DBAs, developers and software engineers knowledgeable in MariaDB Server is high. The supply isn’t. This is something we plan to fix, with the MariaDB Server University Program, for which we are now inviting universities to participate in, and users of MariaDB Server to sponsor. Mind the Gap Closing the gap between supply […]

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Press Release: MariaDB Server University Program Launch

Indonesia to Lead World Wide University Database Education Initiative  Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 6 Sep 2019: MariaDB Foundation and APTISI (the Association of Private Higher Education Institutions Indonesia) collaborate to launch the MariaDB Server University Programme, providing free education material for universities across Indonesia and worldwide.  The need for database education in Indonesia With millions of university […]

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Redirecting Downloaders to Knowledge Base

At the end of the download process for MariaDB Server from downloads.mariadb.org, downloaders will from now on be redirected to a MariaDB Knowledge Base page with further information related to how to work with the MariaDB Server release just downloaded. This is meant to be helpful for the downloader, both when getting started with MariaDB […]

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FOSDEM Reflections / MySQL – MariaDB DevRoom

What a great place for informal interactions, strengthening the network, and hearing the latest news from the grapevine! Last weekend 1.-3. Feb 2019, over 8000 developers met in Brussels for FOSDEM 2019. For the overall atmosphere, take a look at this 1:05 long video by Sofia Ek. MariaDB Foundation was present with six staff people […]

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Eating our own dog food – Running JIRA on MariaDB

A couple of weeks ago we announced that we were moving from a hosted instance of JIRA to our self hosted instance. The main reason was that we hit 2000 active users in the hosted instance of JIRA and that is the upper limit that it  supports. We obviously wanted to allow more people to […]

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MariaDB itself is NOT affected by the DROWN vulnerability

Recently a serious vulnerability called DROWN was found. The vulnerability exists in systems that support SSLv2. There is flaw in SSLv2 that could be used to decrypt information over newer SSL protocols such as TLS. More information about the DROWN vulnerability with CVE number CVE-2016-0800 can be found here: The DROWN attack Mitre CVE dictionary […]

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What’s new in MariaDB Connector/C 3.0 – Part I: SSL

New SSL alternatives SSL connections in previous versions of MariaDB Connector/C are based on the OpenSSL library. But because of the OpenSSL heartbleed bug, licensing problems and the lack of support for different transport layers, we decided to add support for alternative SSL implementations. That’s why Connector/C 3.0 can use not only OpenSSL, but also […]

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Platinum Sponsors

MariaDB Foundation Platinum sponsors

Thank you, Booking.com! Thank you, Alibaba Cloud! Thank you, Tencent Cloud! Thank you, Microsoft! Thank you, MariaDB Corporation!

Gold Sponsors

MariaDB Foundation Gold sponsors

Thank you, DBS! Thank you, Visma! Thank you, IBM! Thank you, Tencent Games!