We are pleased to announce the general availability (GA) of MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.0. MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.0.2 is the newest version of MariaDB Connector/ODBC. This release is compatible with MariaDB Connector/ODBC 2.0 – no code changes necessary to upgrade.
Perhaps one of the most important InnoDB changes coming in MariaDB Server 10.3 is Instant ADD COLUMN for InnoDB tables. Normally, adding a column to a table requires the full table to be rebuilt. With instant
ADD COLUMN, all that is needed is a special kind of an
UPDATE of table metadata. For a large table, instead of taking several hours, the operation would be completed in the blink of an eye.
The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB Server 10.3.2. See the release notes and changelog for details.
MariaDB Server and MariaDB MaxScale provides a secure, high-performance database platform. Some aspects of security goes into MariaDB Server and some into MariaDB MaxScale. This blog post describes one of the security features of MariaDB MaxScale, the Database Firewall filter.
MariaDB Galera Cluster is a great way to implement High Availability with MariaDB and combining it with MariaDB MaxScale creates a great High Availability Cluster with transparent failover. Getting started with any HA solution is mostly a bit confusing as there are so many components that work together and each has to be configured to work with the other. This blogpost shows how to get started with MariaDB Galera Cluster with MariaDB MaxScale on CentOS / RHEL 7.
The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB Server 10.1.26. See the release notes and changelog for details.
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 an important time in our release and we encourage you to download this release today! Please note that we do not recommend running beta releases in production.
MariaDB ColumnStore 1.1 introduces the following key new capabilities:
A MariaDB Support customer recently asked how they could automatically drop old partitions after 6 months. MariaDB does not have a mechanism to do this automatically out-of-the-box, but it is not too difficult to create a custom stored procedure and an event to call the procedure on the desired schedule. In fact, it is also possible to go even further and create a stored procedure that can also automatically add new partitions. In this blog post, I will show how to write stored procedures that perform these tasks.
The MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB Server 10.3.1. See the release notes and changelog for details.
Data breaches are expensive. Between business disruption, loss of customer confidence, legal costs, regulatory fines and any direct losses that may result from a ransomware attack, for instance, the effects can add up to millions. The best defense is a good offense. In this blog, we'll look at five key practices to keep your database secure: protect, audit, manage, update and encrypt.