MariaDB Releases

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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December 13, 2017

Atomic Compound Statements

Recently, we had a discussion about a hypothetical feature, "START TRANSACTION ON ERROR ROLLBACK", that our users would find very useful. It would allow sending several commands to the server in one batch (a single network packet), and let the server handle the errors. This would combine efficient network use, and atomic execution. It turns out that it is already possible to do this with MariaDB, albeit with a slightly different syntax.

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