MariaDB 10.4.3 Release Notes
Release date: 25 Feb 2019
MariaDB 10.4 is the current development series of MariaDB. It is an evolution of MariaDB 10.3 with several entirely new features not found anywhere else and with backported and reimplemented features from MySQL.
Do not use non-stable (non-GA) releases in production!
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Notable changes of this release include:
- MDEV-12484: The unix_socket authentication plugin is now default on Unix-like systems, which is a major change to authentication in MariaDB
- MDEV-11340: Allow multiple alternative authentication methods for the same user
- MDEV-7597: User password expiry
- MDEV-6111: Implementation of the optimizer trace, one can enable the optimizer trace by enabling the system variable optimizer_trace
- Temporal tables extended with support for application-time periods (MDEV-16973, MDEV-16974, MDEV-16975, MDEV-17082)
- MDEV-18551: The default for eq_range_index_dive_limit is now
- MDEV-17903: The optimizer switch flag
optimize_join_buffer_sizenow defaults to
- New optimizer switch flags
- MDEV-18439: core_file on Windows now defaults to
- MDEV-18608: Histograms are now collected by default.
- MDEV-13916: The JSON_VALID function is automatically used as a CHECK constraint for the JSON data type alias in order to ensure that a valid json document is inserted
- Spider updated to 3.3.14
- Unique indexes can be created on BLOB or TEXT fields (MDEV-371)
- MDEV-18564: wsrep_load_data_splitting is deprecated and now set to
- analyze_sample_percentage system variable
- InnoDB ALTER TABLE fixes: MDEV-18222, MDEV-18256, MDEV-18016, MDEV-18295, MDEV-16849, MDEV-18219
- Mariabackup fixes: MDEV-18194, MDEV-18415, MDEV-18611
- New InnoDB features:
- Debian has stopped supporting the ppc64el architecture for Debian 8 Jessie and so this is the last release of MariaDB 10.4 on Jessie for that architecture
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