MariaDB On Azure Now In Preview

Kevin Feasel

2018-10-31

Cloud

Chris Seferlis fills us in on Microsoft’s latest Platform-as-a-Service database offering:

First, a little history on MariaDB. MariaDB is a community developed fork of the MySQL. Essentially, when Oracle purchased MySQL from Sun, some of the developers from MySQL were concerned that the acquisition would make changes or lead down the road where it would no longer be open source.

So, they went ahead and forked off to MariaDB with the intent to maintain high compatibility with MySQL. Also, the contributors are required to share their copyright with MariaDB foundation rights, which in a nutshell means they want this foundation to always be open source.

This joins SQL Server, MySQL, and Postgres as PaaS database offerings in Azure.

Related Posts

CosmosDB Time To Live Support

Hasan Savran explains the Time To Live (TTL) counter in CosmosDB: Another great feature of Cosmos DB is, TTL (Time To Live) support. This is a great option to have if you need a database system with Caching option, or you need to purge your data and you don’t want to develop a function to […]

Read More

The Forgotten Infrastructure Below Azure BI Architecture Diagrams

Meagan Longoria reminds us that there are several products which Azure BI projects need but which we tend to forget when building architectural diagrams: Let’s start with Azure Active Directory (AAD). In order to provision the resources in the diagram, your Azure subscription must already be associated with an Active Directory. AAD is Microsoft’s cloud-based […]

Read More

Categories

October 2018
MTWTFSS
« Sep Nov »
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031