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A relational database with an extensible architecture, it has replaced MySQL in many places thanks to being quicker, more open and vibrant, having more storage engines, more transparent security releases, better performance, etc.

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First released 2009
Developed by MariaDB Corporation
Latest stable version MariaDB 10
Open-source Yes
Used by Booking.com, Microsoft, Alibaba Cloud

Interesting facts

Lead developer - Michael Videnius, the author of the original version of MySQL and the founder of the company Monty Program AB. MariaDB is named after his youngest daughter Maria (English Maria), just as MySQL was named after another of his daughter Mai (English My).


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