Posted On: Jun 1, 2016

Starting today, customers can launch MariaDB version 10.1 instances on Amazon RDS. They can also upgrade their existing Amazon RDS for MariaDB database instances from version 10.0 to 10.1 using either the console or API.

Since the launch of support for the open source MariaDB database in Amazon RDS in October 2015, thousands of customers have leveraged RDS to make it easy to set up, operate, and scale their MariaDB servers in the cloud.

MariaDB 10.1 is the latest major version release and offers a number of enhancements for better performance, and scalability. Some of the key new features in MariaDB 10.1 are:

  • XtraDB/InnoDB page compression
  • XtraDB/InnoDB data scrubbing
  • XtraDB/InnoDB defragmentation
  • Optimistic in-order parallel replication
  • ORDER BY optimization
  • WebScale SQL patches

Amazon RDS for MariaDB 10.1 is available in all AWS regions. To learn more about Amazon RDS for MariaDB, please refer to the RDS documentation

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