Ralf Gebhardt's Blog

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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May 23, 2017

What's New in MariaDB Server 10.2

We are happy to announce the general availability (GA) of MariaDB Server 10.2! MariaDB Server 10.2 is the newest major version of MariaDB Server, the fastest growing open source relational database.

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December 16, 2013

MariaDB Audit Plugin - Set Up a Remote Log File using rsyslog

While running a test on MariaDB Enterprise Beta for installing MariaDB Galera Cluster, I thought that this is a perfect environment to check out how to setup a remote log file for the MariaDB Audit Plugin. Although I am using MariaDB Galera Cluster in this case, you can setup a remote log file in the same way, if you are:

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September 29, 2013

Activating Auditing for MariaDB and MySQL in 5 Minutes


The requirement to track access to database servers and the data itself is not that new. Whereas some Users are only searching for a solution to trace connects to the database, there are others which need detailed logging for any access to a table, including client host, server host and the type of access to a table.

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