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Axel Schwenke

Senior Software Engineer, MariaDB

Worked several years as DBA before joining MySQL AB in 2005. Stayed with MySQL through several companies. Finally joined MontyProgram AB in 2012.

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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Meltdown Vulnerability Impact On MariaDB Server

Recent attacks, dubbed Meltdown and Spectre, have had a significant impact on various data processors and data security. In response, processors require modifications to the operating system; however, those modifications…

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