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February 5, 2018

The Best of Both Worlds: Relational + JSON

By introducing SQL functions for JSON, developers can now use a single database for both structured and semi-structured data – and administrators don’t have to worry about losing transactions, data integrity and reliability. It’s the best of both worlds!

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January 18, 2018

Now with System Versioned Tables - Announcing MariaDB Server 10.3 Second Beta

We are happy to announce the second beta release of MariaDB Server 10.3, the fastest growing open source relational database.

With System Versioned Tables we are now adding a new powerful enhancement to MariaDB Server, the ability to process temporal data. This opens new use cases to MariaDB Server, like retrospective and trends data analysis, forensic discovery or data auditing.

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December 23, 2017

Announcing MariaDB Server 10.3 Beta

We are happy to announce the first beta release of MariaDB Server 10.3, the fastest growing open source relational database.

MariaDB Server 10.3 is the next evolution, after MariaDB Server 10.2 with enhancements like Window Functions, Common Table Expressions, JSON functions and CHECK constraints.

For MariaDB Server 10.3 a lot of effort has been spent on database compatibility enhancements, especially for stored routines.

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October 11, 2017

Instant ADD COLUMN for InnoDB

Perhaps one of the most important InnoDB changes coming in MariaDB Server 10.3 is Instant ADD COLUMN for InnoDB tables. Normally, adding a column to a table requires the full table to be rebuilt. With instant ADD COLUMN, all that is needed is a special kind of an INSERT or UPDATE of table metadata. For a large table, instead of taking several hours, the operation would be completed in the blink of an eye.

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