Learn MariaDB

MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. The lead developer and founder of MySQL, Michael "Monty" Widenius. sold MySQL to Sun Microsystems. MariaDB is named after Monty's daughter and is becoming the new standard. MySQL btw is named after Monty's daughter "My". Almost all functionality exists in MariaDB for MySQL compatibility and includes new features and faster speed. MariaDB strives to be the new choice for database users for solid and scalable SQL services. The MariaDB Foundation work's closely with the linux and Windows community of users and developers to enhance and strengthen its reliability.

If you do not know how to use MariaDB they have a great howto guide on their website:

https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb/getting-started/

 
 

Share this page:


Was this article useful? Have any suggestions or improvements to the information?

Also Read

How do I backup a MariaDB - MySQL Database?

In the control panel, within Backup section, under Download a SQL Database Backup will be your...

Could not connect to the MariaDB - MySQL database

You will want to verify you are using the correct database name, username and password. All...

How can I parse .html as .php?

Create an .htaccess file and upload it to the root of your public_html directory. Include the...

What is the path to PHP5?

We are currently running the latest stable version of PHP5. /usr/bin/php

Learn MySQL

If you do not know how to use MySQL there are some great guides at the following websites....