Deployment Methods

Method

Typical use case

Binary Tarball

Use in-house infrastructure and tooling to deploy pre-compiled MariaDB binaries from a compressed tar archive

Local Repository Mirror

Use OS package manager to deploy standard OS packages from local mirror of MariaDB's repository

MariaDB SkySQL

Use MariaDB on an expert-maintained cloud platform without local deployment

Package Tarball

Use OS package manager to deploy standard OS packages from a compressed tar archive without repository configuration

Repository

Use OS package manager to deploy standard OS packages from MariaDB's repository

Available deployment methods are component-specific.