There are times when you may want to test specific software or a specific version of software. In my case, I wanted to play with MariaDB Server 10.3.6 Release Candidate and some of the new, upcoming features. I didn’t want to have a permanent installation of it on my laptop so I chose to put it in a Docker container that I can easily copy to another place or remove. These are the steps I had to take to get it done.
Red Hat, SUSE, CentOS, Fedora and many others already choose to have MariaDB Server as the default MySQL variant. Now Debian joins by making MariaDB Server 10.1 the default in Debian 9.
We’re releasing MariaDB Server 10.2.5, which is Release Candidate number 2. Although this is a Release Candidate, there is one significant new piece in it, namely MyRocks. MyRocks is a storage engine developed by Facebook using RocksDB as the backend.
Rasmus Johansson provides an update on CVE-2016-6662 and CVE-2016-6663 vulnerabilities which were both fixed in the fall.
The details about two vulnerabilities affecting MariaDB (and MySQL) have been published. The two vulnerabilities are:
With the release of MariaDB 10.2.2, the newest version of MariaDB has entered the beta stage. In this article, I’ll give an overview of the main new features in MariaDB 10.2. The focus of MariaDB 10.2 can be seen from the categories that the features fall into:
Over the last few days, there has been a lot of questions and discussion around a vulnerability referred to as MySQL Remote Root Code Execution / Privilege Escalation 0day with CVE code CVE-2016-6662. It’s a serious vulnerability and we encourage every MariaDB Server, MariaDB Enterprise and MariaDB Enterprise Cluster user to read the below update on the vulnerability and how it affects MariaDB products.
MariaDB MaxScale, the dynamic routing platform for MariaDB Server (and MySQL Server) had its first stable 1.0 GA release 15 months ago. Since then, the popularity of MariaDB MaxScale has grown exponentially. It has in many cases become a default piece of the architecture in clustered setups of MariaDB Server, in master-slave replication setups and in very large replication topologies making use of MariaDB MaxScale’s Binlog Server functionality.
The best way to get started with MariaDB TX or MariaDB AX is to download it right now!