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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 […]


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 […]


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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