About this Documentation

This documentation covers MariaDB Platform, a modern SQL database platform produced and supported by MariaDB Corporation. See the Feature Summary for more information about MariaDB Platform.

Front Matter

  • MariaDB Enterprise Documentation

  • Copyright © 2019 MariaDB Corporation. All rights reserved.

  • The canonical home of this documentation is: https://mariadb.com/docs/

  • An enhanced edition of this content is available for authenticated MariaDB Customers at: https://customers.mariadb.com/docs/

  • All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

  • Developed at private expense.

Enterprise-Ready Platform

MariaDB Corporation designed MariaDB Platform to meet enterprise challenges.

Enterprise challenges include:

  • Producing value at scale through projects that deliver strong return on investment (ROI) using platforms with reasonable total cost of ownership (TCO).

  • Delivering consistent and sustainable operations through governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC).

  • Increasing staff productivity and team agility by leveraging vendor services and developing in-house platform expertise.

Enterprise-Ready Documentation

Enterprise scaling challenges apply to data and systems, but also exist in the range of IT disciplines and IT practitioners who care for the enterprise's customers.

We've prepared this documentation to serve the enterprise's:

  • database administrators (DBA)

  • operators

  • application developers

  • IT governance, architecture, audit, and information security experts

Contents and Structure

The MariaDB Enterprise Documentation contains the following sections:

  • About this Documentation, features of this documentation

  • Feature Summary, the major capabilities of MariaDB Platform

  • Features by Product, the capabilities of MariaDB Platform detailed per-product

  • Deployment Guide, instructions for installing and configuring MariaDB Platform

  • Usage Guide, instructions for using MariaDB Platform

  • Reference, tables containing error codes, system and status variables, etc. for MariaDB Platform

Documentation Features

This documentation integrates the following features:

  • Responsive design allows viewing on desktop and mobile platforms.

  • Search interface for this documentation appears at the top of all pages.

  • Bookmarkable documentation sections, pages, and page sections.

  • Integrated tables, diagrams, and content enhancements.

  • A table of contents detailing the toplevel hierarchy of this documentation.

  • MariaDB Corporation accepts feedback about this documentation.