MariaDB 10.1 and MySQL 5.7 performance on commodity hardware

When you have read my previous blog post about MariaDB 10.1 GA performance, you have probably wondered why I didn’t include any numbers for MySQL 5.7. There are two reasons: first MySQL wasn’t GA at that time and secondly MySQL is not running stable on Power8.

Today I will come up with a comparison benchmark. I have chosen some more down-to-earth hardware for that because that is what the majority of our users will be running. Specifically it’s a SP-64 cloud machine from OVH. It has a 4-core Intel CPU and 64G of RAM. Disks aren’t fancy, but the benchmark is again a simplified read-only OLTP workload that runs from memory. Read more

MariaDB 10.1 can do 1 million queries per second

MariaDB 10.1 not only contains tons of new features, it has also been polished to deliver top performance. The biggest improvement has been achieved for scalability on massively multithreaded hardware.
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MariaDB 10.1 is stable GA

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:

  • Security
  • High Availability
  • Scalability

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.

The big new thing in security for MariaDB 10.1 is a complete data at rest encryption solution. Read more

MariaDB 10.1.7 now available

Download MariaDB 10.1.7

Release Notes Changelog What is MariaDB 10.1?

MariaDB APT and YUM Repository Configuration Generator

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.1.7. This is a Release Candidate (RC) release.

See the Release Notes and Changelog for detailed information on this release and the What is MariaDB 10.1? page in the MariaDB Knowledge Base for general information about the MariaDB 10.1 series.

Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB! Read more

MariaDB 10.1.6 now available

Download MariaDB 10.1.6

Release Notes Changelog What is MariaDB 10.1?

MariaDB APT and YUM Repository Configuration Generator

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.1.6. This is a Beta release.

See the Release Notes and Changelog for detailed information on this release and the What is MariaDB 10.1? page in the MariaDB Knowledge Base for general information about the MariaDB 10.1 series.

Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB! Read more

MariaDB 10.1.5 now available

Download MariaDB 10.1.5

Release Notes Changelog What is MariaDB 10.1?

MariaDB APT and YUM Repository Configuration Generator

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.1.5. This is a Beta release.

See the Release Notes and Changelog for detailed information on this release and the What is MariaDB 10.1? page in the MariaDB Knowledge Base for general information about the MariaDB 10.1 series.

Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB! Read more

MariaDB 10.1.4 now available

Download MariaDB 10.1.4 beta

Release Notes Changelog What is MariaDB 10.1?

MariaDB APT and YUM Repository Configuration Generator

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.1.4. This is a Beta release.

See the Release Notes and Changelog for detailed information on this release and the What is MariaDB 10.1? page in the MariaDB Knowledge Base for general information about the MariaDB 10.1 series.

Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB! Read more

MariaDB 10.0.17 and 10.1.3 now available

The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 10.0.17 and MariaDB 10.1.3. MariaDB 10.0.17 is a Stable (GA) release. MariaDB 10.1.3 is a Beta release.

Download MariaDB 10.0.17

Release Notes Changelog What is MariaDB 10.0?


Download MariaDB 10.1.3

Release Notes Changelog What is MariaDB 10.1?

MariaDB APT and YUM Repository Configuration Generator

See the Release Notes and Changelogs for detailed information on these releases. Read more