June 12, 2014

MariaDB 5.5.38 Overview and Highlights

MariaDB 5.5.38 was recently released (it is the latest MariaDB 5.5), and is available for download here: https://downloads.mariadb.org/mariadb/5.5.38/ This is a maintenance release, and so there are not too many big changes of note, just a number of normal bug fixes. However, there are a few items worth mentioning:

  • Includes all bugfixes and updates from 5.5.38
  • XtraDB updated to the version from Percona Server 5.5.37-35.0
  • TokuDB updated to version 7.1.6
  • MariaDB on Power: With this release of MariaDB we're introducing binary tarball builds created on a Power7 box running Red Hat 6. They're listed on the downloads page in the "OS/CPU" column as "Linux ppc64". We welcome your feedback on these new packages!

If interested, there is more about the 5.5.38 release here: https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb-5538-release-notes/ And the full list of fixed bugs and changes in MariaDB 5.5.38 can be found here: https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb-5538-changelog/ Hope this helps.

About Chris Calender

Chris Calender is a Principal Support Engineer with MariaDB. Earlier he was a Principal Support Engineer at MySQL/Sun/Oracle. And before that, he worked as a MySQL DBA and developer for numerous Fortune 500 Companies, including Clear Channel, Western & Southern, and Cincinnati Bell. Chris has both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer Science, from Miami University and the University of Cincinnati, respectively.

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