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Marko Mäkelä

Lead Developer, MariaDB

Marko joined MariaDB in 2016. He has been developing InnoDB internals since 2003 when he joined Innobase Oy after completing his doctoral thesis on model checking concurrent and distributed systems.

ALTER TABLE Improvements in MariaDB Server 10.3

MariaDB Server 10.3.7 (the first Generally Available release in the series) includes some ALTER TABLE improvements that are worth mentioning. Last October, I wrote about the Instant ADD COLUMN feature…

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Instant ADD COLUMN for InnoDB

MariaDB Server 10.3.2 alpha was released this week. For InnoDB, the new features coming in MariaDB Server 10.3 include CREATE SEQUENCE which is a logical continuation of the Persistent AUTO_INCREMENT…

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Why Marko Mäkelä, Lead Developer InnoDB, Recently Joined MariaDB Corporation

I recently joined MariaDB Corporation. You might not recognize my name, but you may have used some InnoDB features that I have worked on since I joined Innobase Oy as…

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MariaDB High Availability: Replication Manager

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. This is a follow-up…

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MariaDB MaxScale High Availability: Active-Standby Cluster

High availability is one of the most important aspects of running a business. Whether it is a simple app for a small group of users or a large service used…

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