MaxScale

May 23, 2017

Say Hello to MariaDB TX

We believe an enterprise database solution requires technology, tools and services, and that it should be easy to buy, easy to deploy and easy to manage – providing a great customer and user experience from beginning to end. That's why we're introducing MariaDB TX.

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May 3, 2017

MariaDB User Conference M|17 Recap – Video Recordings Now Available

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our first-ever MariaDB user conference in New York City on April 11-12. Thank you also to our sponsors for their generous support: Amazon Web Services, Galera Cluster, Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Monyog, Intel, Alibaba Cloud, eperi, Navicat, MariaDB Foundation, diginomica, insideBIGDATA and ODBMS.org.

Couldn’t make the event or want to relive your favorite session? Access all the M|17 video recordings.

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February 16, 2017

Improving the Performance of MariaDB MaxScale

Performance has been a central goal of MariaDB MaxScale’s architecture from the start. Core elements in the drive for performance is the use of asynchronous I/O and Linux’ epoll. With a fixed set of worker threads, whose amount is selected to correspond to the number of available cores, each thread should either be working or be idle, but never be waiting for I/O. This should provide good performance that scales well with the number of available CPUs. However, benchmarking revealed that was not entirely the case.

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February 14, 2017

Releasing BSL 1.1

MariaDB announced BSL 1.0 together with MariaDB MaxScale 2.0 in August 2016. After having the license “in the wild” for a few months we’ve been reaching out to Open Source advocates to get feedback on the BSL.

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