Thinking of moving from regular MySQL to MariaDB?
MariaDB has a considerable performance gain over MySQL 5.6
Need any more reasons than performance to switch?
- Switching from MySQL to MariaDB is easy, it’s still considered a drop in replacement.
- MariaDB definitely has more of an open source attitude.
- Galera implementation is better.
- Maria comes by default with some distros, like the Red Hat series.
I recently found MariaDB 10 was available on my hosting environment. I saw that MariaDB was compatible with MySQL having not heard of it before then. I tried setting it up and switching was dead easy, just like MySQL and I didn’t have to make any code changes.
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