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Lower cloud costs with custom instance types in SkySQL

DBaaS offerings like Amazon RDS require you to choose from a predefined set of instance types, and they’re often based on the underlying infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) instance types. In the case…

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MariaDB Server 10.5.3 RC now available

MariaDB is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB Server 10.5.3. This is a Release Candidate (RC) release. While it should not be used in production, we invite active…

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MariaDB 10.4.13, 10.3.23, and others now available

MariaDB is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB Server 10.4.13, 10.3.23, 10.2.32, 10.1.45, and 5.5.68. See the release notes and changelogs for details and visit mariadb.com/downloads to download.…

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Introducing SkySQL Power, the first tailored cloud DBaaS

Until today, there have always been difficult trade-offs between running a database on public or private infrastructure (e.g., Amazon EC2) and using a database-as-a-service (DBaaS). You can run databases on…

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MariaDB SQL Set Operators

Set operators are the SQL operators that deal with combining, in different ways, different result sets. Say you have two different SELECTs that you want to combine into a single…

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Create beautiful data with MariaDB SkySQL and Apache Zeppelin

We recently announced the immediate availability of MariaDB SkySQL, the first DBaaS (database-as-a-service) to unlock the full power of MariaDB Platform on an industry-leading, cloud-native architecture. One of the key…

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Getting Started with MariaDB SkySQL for Analytics

MariaDB recently announced SkySQL, the first DBaaS (database-as-a-service) to unlock the power of the MariaDB Platform. You’re likely familiar with the traditional row-based storage that RDBMS platforms offer, and while…

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SkyDBA On Your Side

With the introduction of our SkySQL cloud database offering, we’ve launched SkyDBA to build on the success of the Remote DBA (RDBA) program that MariaDB has operated since the early…

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SkySQL and Life After Amazon Redshift, Part 2

We already gutted Amazon Redshift in Part 1, we might as well finish with a fatality. Yes, the Mortal Kombat in the arcade at the roller rink kind of fatality.…

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SkySQL and Life After Amazon Redshift, Part 1

If you needed an on-premises data warehouse today, would you choose a version of Postgres released in 2005 (Postgres 8.0.2)? How about a version of MySQL released in 2005 (MySQL…

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