MariaDB and Fedora

Dennis J. dennisml at
Fri Dec 11 16:06:12 UTC 2009

On 12/10/2009 09:01 PM, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Dec 2009 15:38:10 -0200
> Henrique Junior<henriquecsj at>  wrote:
>> I agree that postgresql is great, but MariaDB is expanding very fast.
>> I'm not the best person to opine about databases, my experience is very
>> limited, but it would be nice to keep an eye on MariaDB.
> Well, duh. Who's going to maintain it though? There must be a warm body.

I for one care much more about Drizzle than about MariaDB. From what I can 
tell MariaDB is basically just a new storage engine inside the old crufty 
MySQL shell whereas Drizzle is a (much needed) overhaul of the whole thing. 
Much more interesting for future projects if you ask me.


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