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 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.
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