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.
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.