MariaDB Release 5.1; What Is It and What to Expect From It

Architecture and Technology
Location: Ballroom G Level: Intermediate
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MariaDB 5.1 is branch of MySQL 5.1 and is drop in replacement for
MySQL 5.1 with additional features, speed enhancements and bug fixes.

The talk will describe in detail MariaDB 5.1 features, how they
compare with MySQL and how you can best use them.

The talk also explains the challenges we have had to do this fork, and
the various systems (like buildbot) that we used to build the binaries
and how we are working with the MariaDB/MySQL community.

This talk also includes information how we plan to continue developing
MariaDB so that it still a drop in replacement of MySQL as times goes

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Michael Widenius

Monty Program Ab

Founder of MySQL AB.
Original author & architect of the MySQL server.
Founder and CEO of Monty Program Ab and creator of MariaDB. Founder of the Open Database Alliance.

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