Release Notes for MariaDB Community Server 10.5.1


MariaDB Community Server is the community release of MariaDB Server.

MariaDB Community Server 10.5.1 was released on 2020-02-14. It is the first community release of the MariaDB Server 10.5 series. It is a beta release.

New Features

  • Removes multiple instances of InnoDB Buffer Pool. (MDEV-15058)

  • Support added to allow packed values of non-sorted fields in the sort buffer. (MDEV-21263)

  • Support added to MariaDB SQL statements to make REPLICA a synonym for SLAVE (MDEV-20601)

  • Support added for Galera Global Transaction ID in MariaDB Cluster. MariaDB Cluster now replicates MariaDB Global Transaction ID to other nodes in the cluster. (MDEV-20720)

  • Support added for Non Blocking Operations method in wsrep_osu_method system variable. (MDEV-20051)

  • Shows internal type for TIMESTAMP, DATETIME, and TIME data types as a comment when using SHOW CREATE TABLE. (MDEV-19906)

Changed Features

Deprecated Features

Numerous deprecated variables removed (MDEV-18650)

Issues Fixed

  • Fixes several issues causing MariaDB Server to hang. (MDEV-16264)


In alignment to the MariaDB Corporation Engineering Policy, MariaDB Community Server 10.5.1 is provided for:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

  • CentOS 8

  • CentOS 7

  • CentOS 6

  • Ubuntu 20.04

  • Ubuntu 18.04

  • Ubuntu 16.04

  • Debian 10

  • Debian 9

  • Debian 8

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

  • Microsoft Windows