With the release of 10.1.8, MariaDB takes a next step. MariaDB 10.1 is now considered a stable release.
MariaDB 10.1 has a couple of main themes:
- High Availability
During the last few years there have been many request for more security features in MariaDB. Actually it’s a trend in general. Since open source software is getting more attractive all the time, more functionality is wanted in areas where proprietary software typically has been leading. This is especially true for databases. In addition data privacy is a very hot topic.