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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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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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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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Using the MariaDB Audit Plugin with MySQL

The MariaDB audit plugin is an audit plugin that is bundled with MariaDB server. However, even though it is bundled with MariaDB, the plugin is actually compatible with MySQL as…

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Update on Security Vulnerabilities CVE-2016-6663 and CVE-2016-6664 Related to MariaDB…

The details about two vulnerabilities affecting MariaDB (and MySQL) have been published. The two vulnerabilities are: CVE-2016-6663, Privilege Escalation / Race Condition (also referred to as CVE-2016-5616) CVE-2016-6664, Root Privilege…

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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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Getting to Know MariaDB ColumnStore

With the recent announcement of MariaDB ColumnStore, we get many questions on the architecture and functionality of MariaDB ColumnStore. This blog post describes the architecture of MariaDB ColumnStore. MariaDB ColumnStore is…

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