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Iris Whitney

Announcing MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.1 for macOS and iODBC

We are pleased to announce the general availability (GA) of MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.1. MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.1 is the newest version of MariaDB Connector/ODBC. The MariaDB Connector/ODBC is the standard connector…

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Masking Means Prevention

With the masking filter that was introduced in MariaDB MaxScale 2.1 it is possible to mask columns so that although the columns themselves are visible to clients, the data in…

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MariaDB Server 10.4 Alpha Now Available

The first Alpha release of MariaDB Server 10.4 is now available! In the spirit of release early, release often, with this first version of MariaDB Server 10.4.0 we are delivering…

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Performance of MariaDB Native Sequences

I suggest you first have a look at my previous post, where I look at the performance of emulated sequences, using an atomic UPDATE and the LAST_INSERT_ID() function. Spoiler: emulated…

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Performance of Emulated Sequences

Let’s start with what a SEQUENCE is. A SEQUENCE is an SQL object that creates a series of numbers. When the SEQUENCE is created, one can define the start value,…

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