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- Apply Integrity Constraint to Your MySQL Database With the Help of dbForge Studio! - 30 July
- Connectivity to MariaDB 10.4 Keeps Extending in dbForge Studio for MySQL, v.8.1 - 15 January
- Meet MariaDB 10.4 Support in dbForge Tools for MySQL - 15 January
- Open source RDBMS uses spurred by lower costs, cloud options - August
- Is anyone faster than Devart? Support for MariaDB 10.3 is already in dbForge Studio - 25 June
- Take the Hassle out of MySQL and MariaDB Documenting with All-New dbForge Documenter for MySQL - 19 April
- MariaDB Databases with Superpowers: Reinvented dbForge Tools for MySQL - 16 April
- MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market - DB-Engines, Matthias Gelbmann, 5 April
- MariaDB ups the stakes in database war with Oracle - Channelworld, Scott Carey, 6 March
- MariaDB to launch Innovation Research labs - OpenSource, Syeda Beenish, 5 March
- Brytlyt Partners with MariaDB to Integrate its GPU Database Technology for Real-time Analytics - 26 February
- DBD-MariaDB created.
- Support for MariaDB 10.1, MariaDB 10.2, MariaDB Galera Cluster 10.0 Series in Updated dbForge Studio for MySQL 7.3 - Devart, 8 December
- MariaDB coming to Azure as Microsoft joins the MariaDB Foundation - Arstechnica, Peter Bright, 15 November
- Microsoft joins the MariaDB Foundation and launches Azure Database for MariaDB - Techcrunch, Frederic Lardinois, 15 November
- MariaDB Emerging as Default MySQL Option - Datanami, George Leopold, 20 June
- MariaDB replaces MySQL in new Debian release - iTWire, Sam Varghese, 19 June
- Debian devs dedicate new version 9 to the late Ian Murdock - Debian 9 released with MariaDB as default - The Register, Simon Sharwood, 18 June
- Alibaba on open source and cloud business in China – live from the MariaDB user conference - Diginomica, Jon Reed, 12 April
- MariaDB has been selected as Database of the Year in the Members’ Choice awards at LinuxQuestions.org for the fourth year running. - Linxquestions.org, 7 February
- MariaDB chants BI for the people, looney left or Arab Spring for data? - Computer Weekly, Adrian Bridgwater, 31 January
- Redesigned Object Editors and Database Search in dbForge Studio for MySQL/MariaDB 7.2 - Devart, 11 November
- MariaDB CTO: NoSQL database bubble to burst soon - Data Economy, João Marques Lima, 15 September
- MySQL daddy Widenius: Open-source religion won't feed MariaDB - The Register, August 24
- MySQL founder tries a new software licensing model - TechCrunch, August 19
- MariaDB continues growth through 2016 - ITWire, July 10
- Scrappy Database Upstart Says New Execs Will Help It Take on Oracle - Fortune, July 7
- Amazon RDS Now Supports MariaDB 10.1 - Amazon Web Service, June 1
- MariaDB targets big data analytics market with ColumnStore - CIO, April 5
- MariaDB Dropping In On IBM i To Replace MySQL - IT Jungle, Alex Woodie, April 4
- MariaDB has been selected as Database of the Year in the Members’ Choice awards at LinuxQuestions.org for the third year running. - Linxquestions.org, February 10
- MariaDB Corp raises $9m new funding, adds Monty Widenius as CTO - ZDNet, Steve Ranger, January 21
- MariaDB is Now Available on Amazon RDS - Amazon.com, Jeff Barr, October 7
- How Google encryption is helping tighten MariaDB security - zdnet.com, Toby Wolpe, September 16
- New Devart Delphi Data Access Components with a Support for MariaDB Embedded - Devart, September 10
- Devart Announced the First Release of dbForge Data Generator for MySQL, a GUI tool for MySQL and MariaDB test data for generation - Devart, September 1
- MariaDB Enhances Open Source Alternative to MySQL Databases - IT Business Edge, Mike Vizard, July 16
- MariaDB teams up with IBM and Canonical to reinvent the LAMP - The Inquirer, Chris Merriman, May 22
- Gartner: Relational open source databases come of age - IT World Canada, Danny Bradbury, April 27
- Google sticks anti-SQL injection vaccine into MySQL MariaDB fork - The Register, Gavin Clarke, April 9
- MariaDB Corp picks off speed bottlenecks and tightens anti-SQL injection measures - zdnet.com, Toby Wolpe, April 9
- Roxen Editorial Portal 5.5 is released with MariaDB support - Roxen was one of the first programs that supported MySQL and we are happy that they are still going strong and now supporting MariaDB! February 9
- Google contributes encryption to next MariaDB release - The Inquirer, Chris Merriman, January 29
- MariaDB speeds up database administration processes with MaxScale - The Inquirer, Alfonso Maruccia, January 15
- Devart Releases New dbForge Studio for MySQL With Phrase Completion - December 10
- MariaDB had been honoured by IDG’s InfoWorld, as a recipient of the Best Open Source Data Center and Cloud Software award - October 28
- New dbForge Fusion for MySQL with Maria DB support - August 22 - Jordan Sanders
- Rackspace adds support for MariaDB 10 - July 28 - Neha Verma
- dbForge Studio for MySQL supports Sphinx Search Engine - July 23 - Jordan Sanders
- First MariaDB foundation conference - April 3 - Michael Widenius
- Case study: how Oracle licensing drove us into the arms of Maria - John Leonard, Feb 2014
- SkySQL aims for high-availability database clusters with MariaDB Enterprise - January 23 - Loek Essers
- 10 predictions for open source in 2014 mentions MariaDB - January 1 - Jack Wallen
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 beta arrives with MariaDB as its default database - December 11 - ZDNet - Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
- Oracle's nemesis MariaDB releases sleekest seal yet to beta - 11 November - Register - by Jack Clark
- MariaDB gets shot in the arm from Intel-led $20m SkySQL injection - 23 October 2013 - ZDNet - by Toby Wolpe
- Google swaps out MySQL, moves to MariaDB - 12 September 2013 - Register - by Jack Clark
- MariaDB close to cracking MySQL website speed issue - 24 May 2013 - ZDNet - by Toby Wolpe
- SkySQL-MariaDB merger: What should you expect? - 26 April 2013 - ZDNet - by Toby Wolpe
- Dead database walking: MySQL's creator on why the future belongs to MariaDB - 28 Mar 2013 - Computerworld - by Rohan Pearce
- MariaDB replaces MySQL in repositories - 25 Mar 2013 - archlinux.org - by Bartłomiej Piotrowski. Includes a migration example.
- Slackware is replacing MySQL with MariaDB - 23 Mar 2013 - "The big news here is the removal of MySQL in favor of MariaDB. This shouldn't really be a surprise on any level. The poll on LQ showed a large majority of our users were in favor of the change. It's my belief that the MariaDB Foundation will do a better job with the code, be more responsive to security concerns, and be more willing to work with the open source community."
- Replacing MySQL with MariaDB - 7 Mar 2013 - OpenLogic report helping enterprise users use opensource.
- MariaDB Set To Overthrow MySQL's Linux Reign - 14 Feb 2013 - tom's IT PRO by KASIA LORENC.
- Monty has last laugh as distros abandon MySQL - 04 Feb 2013 - ITWire by Sam Varghese. An opinion piece by Sam on how MariaDB is gaining popularity.
- Oracle who? Fedora & openSUSE will replace MySQL with MariaDB - 31 Jan 2013 - ZDNet by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. Both Fedora and openSUSE will be replacing Oracle's MySQL with its open-source fork--MariaDB.
- Chakra Linux is moving to MariaDB - 31 Jan 2013. Posted by Neophytos Kolokotronis.
- Fedora 19: MariaDB instead of MySQL, but no Btrfs - 31 Jan 2013 - H-online - by fab. Story about how MariaDB is chosen over MySQL at the FESCO meeting.
- Connectors, controversy and the LGPL - 29 Jan 2013 - H-online - by Dj Walker-Morgan. Well rounded article about the connectors and why there should be no licensing controversy around it.
- openSUSE Dumps MySQL Makes MariaDB Default Database - 25 Jan 2013 - Muktware - by Swapnil Bhartiya
- OpenSUSE also considers switching from MySQL to MariaDB - 23 Jan 2013 - ZDNet - by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
- Fedora Linux considering switching out MySQL for MariaDB - 22 Jan 2013 - ZDNet - by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
- Fedora 19 Nixing MySQL in Favor of MariaDB - Slashdot - 22 Jan 2013
- Fedora Looks To Replace MySQL With MariaDB - 21 Jan 2013 - Phoronix - by Michael Larabel
- Don't Write Off Relational Databases For Big Data Just Yet - 21 Jan 2013 - readwrite - an article by Dmitry Sotnikov featuring opinions by Michael Widenius.
- If MySQL falters, what do you replace it with? - 20 December 2012 - an article by Robin Miller featuring MariaDB, SkySQL, and more.
- Wikipedia moving from MySQL to MariaDB - 17 December 2012 - an article by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols in ZDNet about the recent tests Wikipedia is doing to migrate to MariaDB.
- The MariaDB Foundation: A turning point for MySQL - 14 December 2012 - by Simon Phipps
- MariaDB 5.5 in production for English Wikipedia - 12 December 2012 - There is also a hacker news thread.
- Web Served, part 4: Get your database on - 11 December 2012 - by Lee Hutchinson
- MariaDB steps out from MySQL's shadow - 5 December 2012 - by Simon Phipps
- MySQL founders launch MariaDB Foundation at Oracle - 5 December 2012 - by Gavin Clarke
- Open-source MariaDB, a MySQL fork, challenges Oracle - 4 December 2012 - by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
- Network world tested 6 free databases, MariaDB wins the test - 3 December 2012
- New open source MariaDB drivers for C and Java - 29 November 2012
- Monty on broken MySQL promises: Oracle's going to fork it up - 29 November 2012 - an article by Gavin Clarke about Monty's thought's on Oracle's promises about MySQL to the EU.
- WiredTree Adds MariaDB for Faster MySQL Database Performance - 27 November 2012 - press release from WiredTree about why they've chosen MariaDB.
- The Epoch Times: Ireland the Source for Europe’s Techies - 17 October 2012 - by Martin Murphy. An interview conducted with Widenius while he was at the Dublin Web Summit.
- InfoQ: Cassandra Storage Engine for MariaDB - 10 October 2012 - by Jonathan Allen on the new CassandraSE storage engine.
- Forbes: Tokutek Makes Big Data Dance - 2 October 2012 - by Peter Cohan on Tokutek's new release which they make for MariaDB and MySQL.
- Oracle Claims MySQL IS Safe With Them - 27 September 2012 - by Simon Phipps
- Infor Collaborates with Red Hat - 26 September 2012 - by InfoR, on how they've chosen Red Hat & MariaDB.
- SkySQL launches Cloud SQL Suite and Enterprise Suite - 25 September 2012 -
- French government to use PostgreSQL and LibreOffice in free software adoption push - 25 September 2012 - in Computerworld UK by Peter Sayer. The important part is: "While the report clearly favors PostgreSQL for database applications, it recommends watching the future evolution of MySQL, MariaDB, SkySQL and the various "NoSQL" code bases."
- I-Programmer: Oracle Making MySQL Less Open - 20 August 2012 - by Kay Ewbank
- TechCrunch: Oracle Makes More Moves To Kill Open Source MySQL - 18 August 2012 - by Alex Williams. This article even brought down the MariaDB.org site for some time as we had to increase memory, CPU & bandwidth on the VM.
- SDTimes: Java goes inclusive - 17 August 2012 - by Alex Handy about how Java and MySQL are getting a little more closed.
- LWN: MariaDB: Disappearing test cases or did another part of MySQL just become closed source? - 17 August 2012 - by Jon Corbet
- MySQL vor unruhiger Zukunft - 13 August 2012 - in Computerwoche, in German, about SkySQL and MariaDB.
- The Hacking Business Model - 25 July 2012 - on Forbes.com about The Hacking Business Model & an interview with Michael "Monty" Widenius.
- First openSUSE 12.2 release candidate arrives - 13 July 2012 - on H-Online about openSUSE including MariaDB.
- Mageia Linux Is A Distro On The Rise - 4 July 2012 - on ComputerWorld by Katherine Noyes. Great quote: "Notably, this Linux distro makes use of MariaDB in place of Oracle's MySQL database."
- MySQL founder's latest MariaDB release takes "enterprise" features open-source - 13 April 2012 - on Ars Technica by Sean Gallagher
- MariaDB 5.5.23 com melhor desempenho - 13 April 2012 - in Brazilian Portuguese at Linux New Media
- MariaDB 5.5 Database is Generally Available (GA) and Ready for Critical Production Usage - 13 April 2012 - on Yahoo! news when the press release was made, also made it to SFGate newspaper.
- MariaDB 5.5.23 arrives with performance improvements - 12 April 2012 - by Christopher von Eitzen (crve) in H-online
- MariaDB/MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite3 - Comparing Command-Line Interfaces - 11 Apr 2012 - published in Linux Journal by Daniel Bartholomew
- “Metal as a Service” provisioning tool from Canonical in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Beta - 4 April 2012 by Canonical
- Parallels Summit 2012: The cloud world in 2022 - 16 February 2012 - choice quote: "He also believes the creator of MySQL’s latest offering, MariaDB, will continue to steal market share from its predecessor, thanks to lower costs and more advanced functionality." - Serguei Beloussov, Chairman & Chief Architect, Parallels
- Latinux Cluster is the project leader for the translation of MariaDB documentation - 29 December 2011 by the team at Latinux.
- Beyond MySQL - 25 Oct 2011 - on IBM developerWorks about alternatives to MySQL.
- Faster subqueries in MariaDB - 28 July 2011 by the editor of H-online Dj Walker-Morgan.
- MariaDB 5.3 beschleunigt Abfragen - 28 July 2011 - in German, "MariaDB 5.3 accelerates queries" by Jörg Thoma.
- OSCON Data attracts upstart DB companies - 28 July 2011
- MySQL Founder Announces MariaDB 5.3.0 Beta - 27 July 2011
- MariaDB 5.3.0 Beta Released with Large Number of Features & Additions - 26 July 2011 - SFGate: San Francisco Chronicle
- Press Release: MariaDB now available as a hosted database via Jelastic cloud platform - 26 July 2011 - MariaDB database as a service on Jelastic is now available. Jelastic is a Java-based platform as a service (PAAS) provider.
- Five Things You Need to Know About MySQL - 27 May 2011 - "MySQL will live on no matter what Oracle does."
- SkySQL, a technology company specializing in databases in Korea - 27 May 2011 - written in Korean, and has a focus on the SkySQL Roadshow in Korea. Includes a picture of Kaj Arno (speaking, SkySQL), Daniel Saito (SkySQL) and Colin Charles (Monty Program).
- MySQL/MariaDB related technology company SkySQL offers the best solution for Korea - 27 May 2011 - written in Korean, and has reference to the SkySQL Roadshow in Korea.
- NoSQL & MariaDB via Dynamic Columns - 27 May 2011 - written in Japanese, and refers to the dynamic columns feature in MariaDB.
- MariaDB comes to 64-bit Windows and Natty Narwhal - 13 May 2011 - Focused on the release on MariaDB 5.2.6.
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