Release date: 22 Jun 2012
MariaDB 5.5.25 is a Stable (GA) release. In general this means that there are no known serious bugs, except for those marked as feature requests, that no bugs were fixed since last release that caused a notable code changes, and that we believe the code is ready for general usage (based on bug inflow).
In most respects MariaDB will work exactly as MySQL: all commands, interfaces, libraries and APIs that exist in MySQL also exist in MariaDB.
Includes MariaDB 5.3.7 and MySQL 5.5.25
MariaDB 5.5.25 includes MariaDB 5.3.7 and MySQL 5.5.25. See the MariaDB 5.3.7 Release Notes and Changelog for more information on the changes in MariaDB 5.3.7. See Changes in MySQL 5.5.25 for what changed between this and previous MySQL versions.
Includes XtraDB 1.1.8-20.1
Bug Fixes and Performance Enhancements
As in all MariaDB releases, 5.5.25 includes several bug fixes and performance enhancements. Some of the ones we have got questions about are listed below:
Viais not a reserved word anymore.
See the MariaDB 5.5.25 Changelog for full details.
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