You can now find MariaDB 5.2 in your ports tree in FreeBSD. Check out ports/databases/mariadb. Its currently at MariaDB 5.2.4 and the package maintainer will continue updating it as new releases are made. Naturally the documentation in the Knowledgebase has been updated to reflect this.
If you work with bazaar, you have seen its URIs. You can find the complete list is in the bzr help urlspec. Although I commonly use only a subset of that, like bzr+
In our upcoming MariaDB 5.3 release Monty optimized the internal string append code for performance. I tested his patch with a plain MariaDB 5.2 vs. a patched MariaDB 5.2 with sql-bench, which showed an overall performance gain around 3%. The details of the patch Monty describes like this
Patch to optimize string append: While examining a trace output from a mysql-test-run case, I noticed a lot of reallocation calls. This was strange as MariaDB/MySQL was designed to do so few malloc/realloc as possible. The system uses was
This past Monday updates in both the 5.1 and 5.2 series of MariaDB were released. It's a pretty big deal, as some issues have been solved that affect a large number of users. You should read the release notes for MariaDB 5.1.53 and for MariaDB 5.2.4 as well as the release announcement. The annoucement contains download links from worldwide mirrors.
Dear MariaDB users,
The development team have been busy bees, and have freshly released MariaDB 5.1.51. MariaDB is a branch of the MySQL database which includes all major open source storage engines, myriad bug fixes and many community patches.
I am happy to announce that MariaDB 5.2.3 is now releasedas a stable release. During the gamma period we did not receive any serious reports for issues in 5.2, so we are relatively confident that the new code is of decent quality. You can read about the features of MariaDB 5.2 in my previous blog entry or in the fast growing MariaDB knowledgebase.
MariaDB 5.2, a branch of the MySQL database which includes all major open source storage engines, myriad bug fixes and many community patches, has been released. It has all changes up to MySQL 5.1.51
Recently I tested our new segmented key cache feature for MyISAM in MariaDB 5.2.2-gamma for performance gains. You can check our new features in MariaDB 5.2 in our Ask Monty Knowledge Base
You will also find the details about the segmented key cache feature in our Knowledge Base at: