MariaDB voted 2017 LinuxQuestions.org Database of the Year

MariaDB was voted database of the year for the fifth year in succession in the 2017 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice awards, winning 42.22% of the vote, up from 41.29% last year. Thanks to everyone from the community that voted for us. MariaDB has now won the award in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

2018 will see MariaDB 10.3 being released as stable. 10.3 is a major new release with the focus on compatibility, easing migration from other DBMSs, as well as adding new features that are sure to be well used, such as system-versioned tables, which allow one to query data as it existed at a previous point in time (useful in case of disaster!). Read more

MariaDB wins LinuxQuestions.org Database of the Year for the Third Year Running

MariaDB was voted database of the year for the third year in succession in the LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice awards, winning 45.49% of the vote, up from 34.21% last year. Thanks to everyone from the community that voted for us.

2016 will be a busy year, including the upcoming release of MariaDB 10.2. Take a look at some of the features in the pipeline at Plans for 10.x.

And as a community-driven project, you’re of course very welcome to get involved – see some of the ways to do so here. Read more

MariaDB in the Running for 2015 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Database of the Year

MariaDB won the 2013 and the 2014 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Award Database of the Year, and is in the running again for 2015 winner.

Up until 2012, MySQL held a near-monopoly on the title, having won every year since at least 2001 (except for 2002, won by PostgreSQL).

Since 2013, however, it’s been all MariaDB, and now MariaDB is going for a hat-trick of wins.

2015 was a great year for MariaDB development, and the latest stable release, 10.1, includes Galera Cluster, a true multi-master solution, table, tablespace and log encryption, page compression, replication enhancements, numerous optimizations, and a whole lot more. Read more