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Max Mether

Vice President, Server Product Management, MariaDB
Max Mether, co-Founder and Head of Server Product Management is currently leading the efforts on MariaDB Server development. Prior to his current role, Max built up the Professional Services team at MariaDB from scratch. Max began his career consulting and training for prominent companies including MySQL and Sun Microsystems. He continues to train as a frequent speaker at LinuxFests, LinuxCons and other prominent conferences globally. Max earned his Master of Science (Eng) in Physics and Maths from Helsinki University of Technology. A native of Finland, and by-way of Paris, France, Max now resides in Atlanta, Georgia where he is an avid skier, rugby and hockey player.

What’s New in MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.4

Today, we’re excited to announce the first ever release of MariaDB Enterprise Server, which includes versions of MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.4, 10.3 and 10.2. A lot of sweat and tears…

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What’s New in MariaDB Server 10.3

We are happy to announce the general availability (GA) of MariaDB Server 10.3! This release is a big milestone for the development of MariaDB Server and is the result of…

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Dynamic Columns Tutorial – Part 2: Searching and Updating

This is a continuation of my previous blog, where we will focus on some more advanced features related to Dynamic Columns. For an introduction to Dynamic Columns please refer to…

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Dynamic Columns Tutorial – Part 1: Introduction

For certain situations, the static structure of tables in a relational database can be very limited. Each column is statically defined, has a pre-defined type and you can only enter…

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I’m speaking about MaxScale and MariaDB tonight in Chicago

Tonight I will give a presentation on Max Scale (An Advanced Proxy for MySQL) for the Chicago MySQL Meetup MaxScale is an interesting new proxy for MySQL and MariaDB that…

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