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Maria Luisa Raviol

Senior Sales Engineer, MariaDB

Maria-Luisa Raviol is a Senior Sales Engineer with over 20 years industry experience.

A Look into MariaDB Auditing for GDPR Compliance

When we are talking about a database auditing concept, what we are focused on is tracking the use of database records, and the monitoring of each operation on the data.…

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MariaDB Security at the Open Source Conference in Rome

At the 2016 Open Source Conference in Rome, held a few weeks ago, MariaDB was present along with many of the most relevant players in the Open Source community. This…

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MariaDB & Database Security

One of the key issues in 2016 for DBAs to tackle will be Database Security, mainly associated to the increasing adoption of public and private clouds, as well as mission…

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MariaDB Security and Encryption at London MySQL Meetup Group

In December 2015, MariaDB Evangelist Colin Charles was asked to present on MariaDB Security and Encryption at the London MySQL Meetup group. This blog is a summary of Colin’s presentation.…

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Performance gains with MariaDB and IBM POWER8

MariaDB and Foedus paths crossed less than a year ago when I met Paolo Messina at a two-day IBM event in Tuscany. IBM invited me, as the MariaDB Italian representative,…

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Using Docker for Fast and Easy Testing of MaxScale

Recently, I asked Colt Engine to help us with the MaxScale Beta Testing process. They agreed to do this, but they had to find the best way to test a…

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Joomla! on MariaDB tips from Joomla! Day in Milan

My relationship with Colt Engine, the Italian Joomla! Provider started in March 2011, when SkySQL was still a very “young” company and they got in touch with me to have…

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MaxScale and Filter plugins: how they can help to build…

MariaDB MaxScale is now RC and together with all the MariaDB team that has been involved in the project we need to thank all the companies that agreed to become…

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High Performance Drupal with MariaDB

I am back from 2014 Amsterdam Drupalcon where MariaDB Corporation was present as sponsor. It was my first time there and I must say I was really impressed by the…

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MariaDB 10 GTID Explained

MariaDB replication in general works as follows: on a master server, all updates to the database are written into the binary log as binlog events, a slave server connects to…

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New Feature for PAM Plugin in MariaDB

A Pluggable Authentication Module (PAM) is a framework that allows any software that relies on authentication to behave independently of the underlying authentication scheme. It is not supported by Windows,…

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