One of the most popular databases on the web with many notable users

MariaDB Server began as a database server that offers drop-in replacement functionality to MySQL and has grown into being a default "MySQL" in many Linux distributions. MariaDB Server is built by some of the original authors of MySQL, with assistance from the broader community of free and open source software developers. In addition to the core functionality of MySQL, MariaDB Server offers a rich set of feature enhancements including alternate storage engines, advanced server optimizations, and other features. MariaDB Server is feature enhanced, community developed and backward compatible with MySQL. MariaDB Server ships in all major Linux distributions and is backed by the MariaDB Foundation.

MariaDB offers a fully synchronous replication solution, MariaDB Galera Cluster, an intelligent proxy called MariaDB MaxScale, and a data analytics solution MariaDB ColumnStore. MariaDB Server also has LGPL client libraries for C, Java and ODBC.

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MariaDB Foundation 2021 Projects

  • xing-zhi jiang
    autocomplete and related feature
    The main goal of this project is to create a component that has a clear API that can provide autocomplete feature for the jupyter kernel -...
  • Alan Cueva
    Custom formatting of strings in MariaDB queries
    The objective of this project is to create a new string formatting function, similar to printf in C and format in Python, in MariaDB to avoid complex...
  • Vladislav Kakurin
    Non-blocking multi-thread IO_CACHE
    Development and implementation new kind of io_cache for optimization's purposes
  • michaeokoko
    Use JSON as on-disk format for Histograms
    Histograms in databases are compact summaries of the data distribution in a column. They are usually used by the query optimizer on non-indexed...