The most recent release in the MariaDB 5.5 series is:
MariaDB 5.5.37

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Release date: 17 Sep 2013

This 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).

For a description of MariaDB 5.5 see the What is MariaDB 5.5? page.

For a list of changes made in this release, with links to detailed information on each push, see the MariaDB 5.5.33 Changelog.

In most respects MariaDB will work exactly as MySQL: all commands, interfaces, libraries and APIs that exist in MySQL also exist in MariaDB.

Includes TokuDB Storage Engine

With this release of MariaDB we are pleased to announce the addition of the TokuDB storage engine from Tokutek.

It is only available for the following distributions:

  • Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring" 64-bit
  • Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal" 64-bit
  • Debian 7 "Wheezy" 64-bit
  • Fedora 18 64-bit
  • Fedora 17 64-bit

The TokuDB package is available in the repositories of the above distributions. See How to Enable TokuDB in MariaDB for instructions on installing the package and enabling TokuDB.

The version of TokuDB included with MariaDB is different from the version from Tokutek. See the TokuDB Differences page for details.

Includes MySQL 5.5.33 and XtraDB 5.5.33

This release includes MySQL 5.5.33. See Changes in MySQL 5.5.33 for what changed in MySQL.

Also included is XtraDB from Percona Server 5.5.33-rel31.1

Other Notable Information

  • MariaDB is now built with jemalloc by default on Linux (not on Solaris or Windows).

Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB!


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