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2019-07-31T05:52:00Z

What needs improvement with MariaDB?

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Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with MariaDB.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 5Real User

It would be good to have tools for debugging procedures and functions.

2021-04-20T13:21:54Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The solution offers very good automatic features. The GUI could be improved a bit. The user interface needs to be improved. I haven't tested the latest version of the solution. There may have been updated and changes that I am not aware of. The stability of the solution could be improved, as we've had issues. It would be ideal if the solution could offer an active-active cluster.

2021-03-12T06:19:24Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I'd like to see more time series data and additional partitioning support, natively is possible. I started using it on MariaDB but then migrated one of my systems to PostgreSQL because they have good support for time series data, plus there's a plug-in that PostgreSQL supports and it's easy to use. MariaDB could have something like that which would provide better support for times series data. I'd also like to see automatic partitioning, because at some point I experienced issues with database performance. It's complex and we do everything in-house, so if there was better support for table partitioning, that would be great. I'd like to see something that does automatic optimization or tuning, particularly for new users, and depending on the system that the database management system is installed. Along with improved plug-in for native hyper-table support, both these things would be greatly helpful.

2021-02-19T05:18:09Z
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Top 5Real User

It would be good if they can maybe improve the mass import in the database. Currently, for importing a large number of data, we create a CSV file and upload all the things in the system. The system does not activate them by default. We have to do this manually. This may be due to the version we are using, but this is something we would like to see improved.

2020-11-03T16:26:33Z
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Top 10Real User

Scalability is an area that needs to be improved. When we have had issues with accidental computer shutdown or a power outage, our MariaDB database was corrupted. This did not happen with our Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server, so I think that there might be some differences in the database engine that better deals with these kinds of accidents.

2020-09-30T08:03:25Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

With respect to clustering and the master-slave configuration, sometimes the slave goes out of synch. If one server goes down then the other server in the cluster should be able to handle the load. If the synchronization were better and it was easier to maintain the cluster then that would be an improvement.

2020-09-23T06:09:59Z
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Top 5Real User

Master-master replication is something that needs to be simplified. I would like to see support for deploying MariaDB as an embedded database.

2020-09-16T08:19:00Z
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Top 10Real User

The scaling for database online transactions needs improvement. Our users now are restoring the data. They should explore the performance of online transactions.

2020-06-15T07:34:02Z
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Top 20Real User

I would like to see more compatibility going forward. This would help if there is a need to change databases. E.g., if I change from MySQL 5.7 to another database, then MySQL could be the master database and this could database could be the slave. The replication capability is very important.

2020-05-05T06:08:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It would be helpful if I could specify multiple drives for the database storage. That is not supported by MariaDB. For example, in Microsoft SQL Server, you can have storage on multiple drives.

2020-04-30T10:58:57Z
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Top 10Real User

Performance with databases is always the same, we always want more. Stability needs to be improved. If you are creating a class test, modern machinery or working with the databases, it's always a little bit difficult to configure and keep everything working. The addition of a workbench for managing this solution would be an improvement. Also, some kind of technical support to help in getting better performance.

2020-01-07T06:27:00Z
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Top 5Vendor

MariaDB has to improve from a management perspective. There is not much available for querying internal views to provide information for the operations team. Most other databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, or even PostgreSQL, have a big set of internal views that you can query to understand what is going on, if anything is wrong, or how to improve.

2019-12-09T10:58:00Z
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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 redundancy features.

2019-10-03T07:51:00Z
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Top 5Real User

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 it.

2019-07-31T05:52:00Z
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