MariaDB 10.6.0 Release Notes

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Release date: 26 Apr 2021

MariaDB 10.6 is the current development series of MariaDB. It is an evolution of MariaDB 10.5 with several entirely new features.

MariaDB 10.6.0 is an Alpha release.

Do not use alpha releases in production!

For an overview of MariaDB 10.6 see the What is MariaDB 10.6? page.

Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB!

Notable Changes

This is the first alpha release in the MariaDB 10.6 series.

Notable changes of this release include:

SQL Syntax

Oracle Compatibility

Storage Engines


Replication, Galera and Binlog

Sys Schema

  • Bundle sys-schema, a collection of views, functions and procedures to help administrators get insight into database usage. (MDEV-9077)

Performance Schema



InnoDB Variables

The following deprecated variables have been removed (MDEV-23397):


For a complete list of changes made in MariaDB 10.6.0, with links to detailed information on each push, see the changelog.


For a full list of contributors to MariaDB 10.6.0, see the MariaDB Foundation release announcement.

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