Tag: Big Data

How MariaDB ColumnStore Handles Big Data Workloads – Query Engine

MariaDB ColumnStore is a massively parallel scale out columnar database. Query execution behaves quite differently from how a row-based engine works. This article outlines how queries are executed, optimized, and…

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Monitoring MariaDB with the All New Monyog v7.0

Attend ‘Become better at monitoring MySQL & MariaDB using Monyog’ on Thursday, Feb 09, 2017 to learn more about the new features! MariaDB is an open-source enterprise database with one of the…

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Security Vulnerability CVE-2016-6664 / CVE-2016-5617

During the fall there were a couple of vulnerabilities found that could be used for privilege escalations in conjunction with race conditions. These were: CVE-2016-6662 MySQL Remote Root Code Execution…

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On Databases, Temporal Datatypes and Trains

Introduction The data type aspect of databases is a key feature as is it when it comes to programming languages. I would guess that all programming languages, with the possible exception…

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Of Temporal Datatypes, Electricity and Cows

Introduction In an earlier blog post I discussed some aspects of temporal datatypes and how they apply to databases, in particular MariaDB. In this follow-up blog post I will get…

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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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IHME Believes Open Source MariaDB ColumnStore Is The Future of…

Note: This is a guest post by Andrew Ernst, Assistant Director, Infrastructure at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.  In the early 1990s, the World Bank Commissioned an in-depth study…

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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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How MariaDB ColumnStore Handles Big Data Workloads – Storage Architecture

Storage Overview In this blog post, I will outline MariaDB ColumnStore’s architecture, which has the capacity to handle large datasets and scale out across multiple nodes as your data grows.…

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Facebook MyRocks at MariaDB

Recently my colleague Rasmus Johansson announced that MariaDB is adding support for the Facebook MyRocks storage engine. Today I’m going to share a bit more on what that means for…

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