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OpenWorks Keynote: An Ocean of Possibilities with MariaDB

The MariaDB OpenWorks user conference is underway, and the tone was set with a live-streamed keynote that emphasized how MariaDB customers can break away from the database status quo. When…

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Streaming Live: OpenWorks 2019 Keynote

The MariaDB OpenWorks user conference is sold out, but even if you didn’t score a ticket you can still get a taste of the show. We’ll be live-streaming the keynote…

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Q&A: Everything You Need to Know About the MariaDB Certification…

In this third part of our pre-OpenWorks Q&A series, we’re talking with Catherine Trejo, who attended the 2018 MariaDB user conference as a customer and earned her MariaDB Certified Database…

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Q&A: Exploring Modern Database Infrastructure in the MariaDB OpenWorks Operations…

This is part two in our continuing Q&A series with key MariaDB stakeholders in the lead-up to the 2019 MariaDB OpenWorks conference. Today, we’re talking with Austin Rutherford, VP of…

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Q&A: Peeking Below the Surface of the Product Track at…

Because there’s so much more to a user conference than what you see on the agenda, over the next few days (leading up to the start of MariaDB OpenWorks) we’ll…

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Announcing MariaDB MaxScale 2.3 GA

We are happy to announce the general availability of MariaDB MaxScale 2.3.2. MariaDB MaxScale is the key application-facing component for MariaDB Platform X3, also announced today. MariaDB MaxScale serves as…

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2018 In Review: 7 MariaDB Milestones You May Have Missed

Thanks to our growing users and customers, MariaDB continues to increase in popularity around the world. Matt Asay at InfoWorld recently wrote about why MariaDB is thriving, citing MariaDB’s climb…

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Announcing MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.1 Beta

We are happy to announce the beta release of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.1. Beta is an important time in our release and we encourage you to download this release today! Please…

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10 Database Tuning Tips for Peak Workloads

Is your database well equipped to handle peak workloads? As we head into the holiday season and the start of a new year, now is a great time to ensure…

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MariaDB OpenWorks 2019 – Early-Bird Registration Now Open

MariaDB OpenWorks, our 2019 user and developer conference, takes place in February – but now is the best time to get your passes. Early-bird registration recently opened. Don’t miss this…

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What Does It Take to Achieve Freedom from Oracle? 5…

Financial Network, Inc. (FNI) was looking to evolve its credit strategy and loan-origination services after more than 30 years in business – but the “astronomical” fees they were paying to…

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ACID Compliance: What It Means and Why You Should Care

What is ACID Compliance? The presence of four components — atomicity, consistency, isolation and durability — can ensure that a database transaction is completed in a timely manner. When databases…

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Ask the Experts – Extended Q&A on MariaDB TX 3.0…

Until the recent release of MariaDB TX 3.0, several enterprise database features were available only from proprietary vendors such as Oracle, Microsoft and IBM. It’s no wonder that our first…

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The Ease of Migrating to MariaDB TX Using New Oracle…

One of the central themes of MariaDB TX 3.0 is reducing the cost, reusing established skill sets and increasing the efficiency, speed and technical viability of migrations from complex, proprietary…

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Clustrix 9 brings new features to the leading scale-out SQL…

Last fall, we announced that our most recent generally-available release, ClustrixDB 9, supports deploying a single database across multiple AWS Availability Zones (AZs). With this release, Clustrix continues its commitment to…

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Google Cloud Platform Price Performance for Scale-out Database Deployment

For years the Clustrix performance lab has been conducting performance benchmarks to assure ClustrixDB maintains its linear scalability in multiple environments, including the cloud. It’s been public knowledge for a…

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Metro Area Clustering: Deployment and Configuration

This is the second blog in our series about ClustrixDB 9’s new Zones feature that supports creating Metro Area Clusters. If you missed the first blog “Database Metro Area Clustering Across…

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New MariaDB AX Release Featuring MariaDB ColumnStore 1.1.3 GA

We are happy to announce a new MariaDB AX release featuring MariaDB ColumnStore 1.1.3. This is the largest MariaDB ColumnStore maintenance release to date – the streaming data adapters are…

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MariaDB MaxScale 2.2.2 with Built-in Failover Management Reaches GA!

We’re excited to announce MariaDB MaxScale 2.2, an advanced database proxy for MariaDB, is now GA. It introduces new features for replication cluster failover management, high availability of MaxScale, security…

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Introducing MariaDB MaxScale 2.2.1 Beta – automation, security and more!

We are happy to announce that  2.2.1 beta of MariaDB MaxScale, the next generation database proxy for MariaDB is now available. Beta is an important time in our release and we…

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MariaDB Holiday Reflections and Gratitude

As we wrap up 2017, we want to take a moment to reflect on the past year. We’ve seen tremendous support from our community, customers and partners – and for…

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5 Simple Steps to Get Started with MariaDB and Tableau

For organizations in today’s data-driven economy, easy and fast access to data and insight into data are crucial to stay competitive. In order to leverage the insight from data, companies…

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Billy Mobile Gets Fast Data-Driven Insights With MariaDB ColumnStore and…

This is a guest post by Geoff Cleaves, Business Intelligence Manager at Billy Mobile. At startups, we acutely feel the technology challenges of running a business. The consequences of implementing…

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The Binlog Server Common Identity

The “identity” of the binlog server layer from the slave server’s point of view is something that could be modified in order to provide all slaves such common parameters for…

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Real-time Data Streaming with MariaDB AX

When we started working on the big data and distributed columnar technology through MariaDB ColumnStore, the focus has been to help our customers get the most value out of their…

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Announcing MariaDB ColumnStore 1.1.0 Beta

We are happy to announce that today we are releasing 1.1.0 beta software of MariaDB ColumnStore, the high performance, columnar storage engine for large scale analytics on MariaDB. Beta is…

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ClustrixDB Query Optimization

In this blog we will focus on how ClustrixDB performs query optimization. One of the reasons ClustrixDB exists is because multiple people had asked our founders if RDBMSs can scale…

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Sensitive Data Masking with MariaDB MaxScale

Protecting personal and sensitive data, and complying with security and privacy regulations, is high priority for organizations. This includes personally identifiable information (PII), protected health information (PHI), payment card information…

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The ClustrixDB Query Evaluation Model

Query Evaluation Model Recently we’ve started to dig into the internals of ClustrixDB, specifically How ClustrixDB Accomplishes Horizontal Scaling of Both Writes & Reads Without Sharding. Next, we dug into…

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MariaDB Server 10.2: JSON/GeoJSON & GIS

Starting with MariaDB Server 10.2, new JSON/GeoJSON functionality was introduced. Virtual columns also received improvements. With version 10.2 tons of new functionality was added and many of the limitations previously experienced…

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The ClustrixDB Rebalancer: Automatically Distributing & Balancing Data

ClustrixDB is a MySQL-compatible ACID RDBMS that linearly scales out both writes and reads. Clustrix has created many architectural innovations over the years that have made this possible. This week we…

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Enabling GTIDs for Server Replication in MariaDB Server

I originally wrote this post in 2014, after the release of MariaDB Server 10.0. Most of what was in that original post still applies, but I’ve made some tweaks and…

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High Availability with Multi-Source Replication in MariaDB Server

Multi-source replication is a handy way to simplify your high availability database setup – especially as compared to the regular MySQL replication approach. Let’s look at how it works. (Note:…

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Do You Need Five 9s?

Finding the right high availability strategy for your business When it comes to database high availability, how many 9s do you really need? The minimum for most organizations is three…

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New in Microsoft Azure: MariaDB TX 2.0

Now in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace: MariaDB TX 2.0 with MariaDB Server 10.2, configured in a MariaDB Galera Cluster topology, with MariaDB MaxScale 2.1, and Azure Managed Disks. What is…

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Poorly Tuned Databases Exact a Heavy Toll: 3 MariaDB Tuning…

Optimizing your database performance is important, but it often falls by the wayside in the bustle of daily business. How big a deal is it? Let’s look at potential consequences…

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Secure Binlog Server: Encrypted binary Logs and SSL Communication

The 2.1.3 GA release of MariaDB MaxScale, introduces the following key features for the secure setup of MaxScale Binlog Server: The binlog cache files in the MaxScale host can now…

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What’s New in MariaDB MaxScale 2.1

We are happy to announce the 2.1 GA release of MariaDB MaxScale, the next-generation database proxy for MariaDB. MariaDB MaxScale 2.1 introduces the following key new capabilities: Dynamic Configuration Server, monitor…

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MariaDB Analytics Tutorial: 5 Steps to Get Started in 10…

Looking for an easy way to get started with analytics? MariaDB ColumnStore provides a simple, open and scalable analytics solution. It leverages a pluggable storage engine to handle analytic workloads…

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MariaDB User Conference M|17 Recap – Video Recordings Now Available

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our first-ever MariaDB user conference in New York City on April 11-12. Thank you also to our sponsors for their generous support:…

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Get Started with MariaDB on Docker: Q&A

Our live webinar on how to build and scale an application with MariaDB on Docker was so well attended that we weren’t able to get to all the audience questions…

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Webinar – Get Started with MariaDB on Docker

While containers can be great ephemeral vessels for your applications, your data needs to be able to survive containers coming and going, maintain its availability and reliability, and grow when…

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Go Big with Analytics at M|17

Analytics is at the heart of extracting value out of data. Adopting an effective analytics strategy can be a distinctive competitive advantage, particularly with the growth of big data and…

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Webyog – M|17 Sponsor

Authored by Shree Nair, Product Manager, Webyog We are very excited to sponsor MariaDB’s inaugural user conference, M|17! It’s a great opportunity to introduce Webyog to the MariaDB community, and…

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Replication Manager, Flashback and Much More!

Note: Replication Manager is developed and maintained by community members. It can be used with MariaDB Server, but it is not supported with an enterprise subscription. MariaDB 10.2.4 has fantastic…

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Google Spanner vs Amazon Aurora: Who’ll Get the Enterprise?

Google Spanner versus Amazon Aurora In July 2015, Amazon delivered Aurora, the AWS-only Enterprise RDBMS they’d been claiming since November 2014 would have “5x Enterprise performance at 1/5 the price.”…

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Introducing MariaDB MaxScale 2.1.0 Beta

We are happy to announce that  MariaDB MaxScale 2.1.0 beta is released today. MariaDB MaxScale is the next generation database proxy for MariaDB.  Beta is an important time in our release and…

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MariaDB is Coming to a City Near You!

Join us for one of our full-day roadshows coming to a city near you!  MariaDB is hosting educational roadshows across North America to showcase exciting new products and solutions, and…

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General Availability of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0

I am happy to announce the general availability of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0! MariaDB ColumnStore is a powerful open source columnar storage engine that unites transactional and analytic processing with a…

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A Look Inside MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0.6 GA

Today, MariaDB ColumnStore has reached a major milestone – MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0 is now GA with the release of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0.6 GA. The journey of MariaDB ColumnStore began in…

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Invitation to Join MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0.4 Beta!

Today, MariaDB ColumnStore, MariaDB’s distributed columnar storage engine for analytics workload, is reaching its next major milestone – the availability of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0.4 Beta software release. MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0.4 is built by…

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Webinar – Defending Your Database

Today’s IT infrastructure is vulnerable to a range of attacks and threats. How do you safeguard your database against them? By learning and using best practices, and choosing a database with…

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Leveraging MariaDB in NEOs Distributed Storage Architecture

The following is a guest blog post from Sven Franck, marketing manager at Nexedi, one of the largest OSS publishers in Europe with most solutions based on prior research projects.…

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Introducing MariaDB MaxScale 2.0 GA

Today, I’m excited to announce the general availability of MariaDB MaxScale 2.0, our next generation database proxy. This new version includes important new functionality that integrates data streaming with Kafka and other data sources,…

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Webinar – Better, Faster DevOps? Learn how with MaxScale 2.0

Please join Roger Bodamer, MariaDB’s Chief Product Officer, on Thursday, October 6 to learn about the exciting new features in MariaDB MaxScale 2.0 that enable rapid innovation for web applications without…

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Configuring MariaDB Master and MariaDB MaxScale for Data Streaming

In the previous blog, I introduced Data Streaming with MariaDB MaxScale. In this post, I will show you how to configure a MariaDB Master server and MariaDB MaxScale to stream binary log…

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Invitation to Join MariaDB MaxScale 2.0 Beta!

Today, MariaDB MaxScale, the database proxy for MariaDB, is reaching its next major milestone – the availability of MariaDB MaxScale 2.0 Beta software release. Beta is an important time in…

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MariaDB 10.1 Now Available on Amazon RDS

Starting today, customers can launch MariaDB version 10.1 instances on Amazon RDS. They can also upgrade their existing Amazon RDS for MariaDB database instances from version 10.0 to 10.1 using…

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MariaDB and Docker use cases, Part 1

Some of the most common questions asked by our users are regarding MariaDB support in Docker, and in particular how it can be used in specific development or production deployments. This series…

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ColumnStore Architecture & Use-case

In the previous blog, I’ve talked about, Why is ColumnStore important?. Let’s look at MariaDB ColumnStore architecture and use-cases. MariaDB ColumnStore is built on a three-tier scalable architecture that supports…

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Business Scalability, Operational Efficiency and Competitive Edge with MariaDB MaxScale…

When I started my career in early nineties, the Internet, the open source software movement and the Linux operating system were in their infancy and MariaDB and MySQL did not…

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