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CTO at Gantek
Oct 04 2019

What is most valuable?

This solution is user-friendly. It's easy, and similar to MySQL.

What needs improvement?

Some areas where this product could be improved are in the clustering technologies, redundancy, active-active deployment model, and also monitoring the backup and restore solution to the cloud. They have made some enhancements on the product but I think that scalability and redundancies are a concern for the entire team. In the next release, I would like to see improvements in the scalability and… more»

What other advice do I have?

We are resellers but we are willing to be partners with MariaDB. Before starting with the implementation and deployment you should read the guide. You should look at the suggested tips, tricks, clues, and the requirements to avoid having any problems. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.
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IT Specialist Databases at Botswana Open University
Aug 08 2019

What is most valuable?

The ability to deploy or store data that is accessed via the web is one of the solution's most valuable features. The solution is also free to use.

What needs improvement?

The interface should be more user-friendly. It should be able to connect directly to the database and Interact with it without having to use commands. It needs better integration. In future releases, it would be helpful if they could create an administration portal for the database to help manage… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We previously used MySQL. We switched because MySQL is no longer open-source. It's now owned by Oracle.

What other advice do I have?

We use the on-premises version of the solution. I would recommend the solution. I'd rate it eight out of ten.


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MariaDB Server is the fastest growing open source database. With its open-source innovation and enterprise-grade reliability, MariaDB Server is a modern database trusted by everyone from highly regulated industries to cutting-edge web-scale companies. MariaDB Server is available through all leading Linux distributions, and is the default database in openSUSE, Manjaro, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) / CentOS / Fedora, Arch Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise and Debian, reaching more than 60 million developers worldwide. As one of the most broadly adopted and widely deployed around the world, MariaDB Server receives contributions from companies like Alibaba, Facebook and Google — benefiting the entire community.
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