The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the MariaDB 5.5.31. This is a Stable (GA) release. See the Release Notes and Changelog for detailed information on this release and the What is MariaDB 5.5? page in the AskMonty Knowledgebase for general information about the MariaDB 5.5 series.
This release is primarily a bug-fix release.
- Includes XtraDB from Percona Server-5.5.30-rel30.2
- Includes an alpha version of the QUERY_CACHE_INFO plugin, that allows to see the content of the query cache via the corresponding INFORMATION_SCHEMA table.
- MariaDB MSI packages for Windows include the latest HeidiSQL 8.0.
- Support for FusionIO/directFS atomic writes added (MDEV-4338). See the following for more information:
In accordance with the MariaDB Deprecation Policy the following distributions have reached the end of their support periods (EOL):
- Ubuntu 8.04 LTS “Hardy”
- Ubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric”
- Mint 9 LTS “Isadora”
- Mint 12 “Lisa”
MariaDB 5.5.31) is therefore the last MariaDB release to feature packages for these distros. The repositories for them will remain online until the 5.5.32 release. At that time they will go away.
Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB!