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From the very beginning, a central feature of MariaDB MaxScale has been its ability to understand the SQL statements that flow through it. For that purpose, MaxScale is equipped with an SQL parser for parsing statements. However, the parser is not explicitly made available inside MaxScale, but the information it provides is accessed via the query classifier component.


Please join security expert Anders Karlsson on Thursday, October 20 to learn about the major security threats databases face and ways to counteract them with the multi-level security features of MariaDB Enterprise.


This is a guest blog post from Sven Franck, marketing manager at Nexedi, one of the largest OSS publishers in Europe with most solutions based on prior research projects. In this post, Nexedi shows why they chose MariaDB as a core component of the NEO system architecture. 

We always talk about performance. But as a best practice, we want to "Measure, don't guess!" A lot of performance improvements have been added recently to the MariaDB Java Connector. So, what's the current driver performance level?

This blog will review a benchmark conducted on three jdbc drivers permitting access to a MySQL/MariaDB database: DrizzleJDBC, MySQL Connector/J and MariaDB Java Connector.


This is a follow-up blog post that expands on the subject of highly available cluster, discussed in MariaDB MaxScale High Availability: Active-Standby Cluster. In this blog post, we'll cover the topic of backend database high availability and we’ll use the MariaDB Replication Manager to create a complete high availability solution.

High availability is one of the most important aspects of running a business. Whether it is a simple app for a small group of users or a large service used by millions, downtime costs a lot of money and ruins everyone’s day. No matter how hard we try, downtime is inevitable. The easiest way to handle downtime is to be prepared for it and design your infrastructure to be highly available from the start.

Today, I’m excited to announce the general availability of MariaDB MaxScale 2.0, our next generation database proxy. This new version includes important new functionality that integrates data streaming with Kafka and other data sources, as well as significant development work for better security and high availability.

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:

Please join Roger Bodamer, MariaDB’s Chief Product Officer, on Thursday, October 6 to learn about the exciting new features in MariaDB MaxScale 2.0 that enable rapid innovation for web applications without impacting the architecture that simultaneously supports your legacy applications. In this webinar, we will cover:


Over the last few days, there has been a lot of questions and discussion around a vulnerability referred to as MySQL Remote Root Code Execution / Privilege Escalation 0day with CVE code CVE-2016-6662. It’s a serious vulnerability and we encourage every MariaDB Server, MariaDB Enterprise and MariaDB Enterprise Cluster user to read the below update on the vulnerability and how it affects MariaDB products.