With the release of MariaDB 10.2.2, the newest version of MariaDB has entered the beta stage. In this article, I’ll give an overview of the main new features in MariaDB 10.2. The focus of MariaDB 10.2 can be seen from the categories that the features fall into:
MariaDB MaxScale 2.0 can be configured for MariaDB 10 Binlog to AVRO conversion and the converted files can be requested with the new CDC protocol. This post will cover details of how to use the CDC protocol to request streaming data from MariaDB MaxScale.
MariaDB MaxScale 2.0 for data streaming requires configuring the MariaDB Master to send binary log events to MariaDB MaxScale, and configuring MariaDB MaxScale to receive and convert binary logs. This blog is a step by step guide to successfully receive binary log events from a Master database and convert them to AVRO records.
AliSQL is the fork of MySQL (maintained by Alibaba) that powers all of the group from Tmall, Taobao, Alibaba.com, 1688.com, AliExpress, Cainiao and the payment's network Alipay.
One of the key issues in 2016 for DBAs to tackle will be Database Security, mainly associated to the increasing adoption of public and private clouds, as well as mission critical applications running on open source databases in large Enterprises.
Parallel replication is a much-expected feature of MySQL. It is available in MariaDB 10.0 and in MySQL 5.7. In this 3rd post of the series, we present benchmark results from Booking.com production environments.
Last week, an SSL connection security vulnerability was reported for MySQL and MariaDB. The vulnerability states that since MariaDB and MySQL do not enforce SSL when SSL support is enabled, it is possible to launch Man In The Middle (MITM) attacks. MITM attacks can capture the secure connection and turn it into an unsecure connection, revealing data going back and forth to the server.
I have been thinking about how I could streamline my deployment and configuration of MariaDB with salt for a while now. When I decided to give it a shot, I didn't find any formulas that I liked, so I decided to start writing my own. Currently, my salt formula can deploy MariaDB 5.5, MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5, MariaDB 10.0, or MariaDB Galera Cluster 10.0 to a CentOS 6 or 7 server.