MariaDB Server is one of the world’s most popular open source relational databases and is available in the standard repositories of all major Linux distributions. Look for the package mariadb-server using the package manager of your operating system. Alternatively you can use the following resources:
To help with automating downloads of MariaDB Server and related files, MariaDB Foundation has exposed a REST API.
MariaDB Foundation ensures that MariaDB Server has a steady cadence of releases. On average, MariaDB Server has had one stable major release every year. The current supported versions are: 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5 and the development version is 10.6. Each stable version receives bug-fixes and security fixes periodically.
The roadmap is visible on jira.mariadb.org, along with estimated release dates.
The Reporting Bugs page on the Knowledge Base has details on how to report a bug.
For End of Life releases, MariaDB Foundation will not provide security updates, however outside contributors are welcome to submit security and bug fixes and backports to no-longer maintained versions.