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MariaDB is a fork of MySQL. When MySQL was bought by Oracle, the original author of MySQL decided to start a new branch, which will always be Free Software and open to the contributions of the community.
The purpose of this book is to provide a user-friendly community-contributed manual for MariaDB. Because MariaDB is a fork, this manual won't explain the features of the "parent" software, which are described in the book MySQL.
Unlike the official MySQL documentation, this book is a Free project. It is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License 3.0 (Unported) and the GNU Free Documentation License.
Table of contents
- What is MariaDB?
- Differences between MariaDB and MySQL
- Pool of threads
- Table elimination
- Microseconds granularity
- Structured Query Language: about general SQL programming, with lots of exercises.
- Converting MySQL to PostgreSQL: also valid for MariaDB
- (IT) MariaDB