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MySQL derivative MariaDB 5.2 gamma released

Oct 05, 2010, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])

"The developers of the free MariaDB have issued a first release candidate of version 5.2 (referred to as 5.2.2 gamma), which is derived from MySQL 5.1.50. The thread programming in InnoDB has been overhauled to increase the performance of this database engine. Similar code can also be found in the latest release candidate of MySQL 5.5, which also became available recently.

"The plug-in concept for authentication modules gives MariaDB greater speed than its predecessor – however, the function is still in development and only planned to be made available to commercial MySQL customers"

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