MariaDB Blog

November 15, 2016

M|17 Call for Papers

Please save the date! M|17 is MariaDB’s inaugural annual user conference that will bring together developers, architects, administrators and business people to learn, collaborate and network around the latest innovations at MariaDB and infrastructure modernization.

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November 07, 2016

Ready for the holiday shopping season? 20 tips to prepare your MariaDB database environment for Black Friday and Cyber Monday!

With all the excitement surrounding the perfect Thanksgiving meal, it's often easy to overlook how to prep your database environment for the biggest online shopping day of the year! Each year, more and more shoppers opt for online holiday deals, instead of the more traditional mall experience, which means that retailers must prepare for multiple days of high online traffic to their e-commerce sites. This year you’ll be prepared as I’m passing along a few tips to tune your database environment for some of the biggest online holiday shopping days - Black Friday and Cyber Monday!

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October 26, 2016

Does InnoDB page size matter?

From MariaDB 10.1 there is a feature where the InnoDB page size can be configured to be larger than the default 16K for normal, uncompressed tables. However, there has been little performance results that show whether the page size really effects  the transaction performance or response time. In this blog, we study effects of page size on three different storage devices using the same benchmark(s). These devices are:

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October 17, 2016

Webinar - Defending Your Database

Today’s IT infrastructure is vulnerable to a range of attacks and threats. How do you safeguard your database against them? By learning and using best practices, and choosing a database with robust security tools built in. 

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