Released: MariaDB 5.1.42

It is out for you now: MariaDB 5.1.42

After more than one year of work we are proud to release our first stable version.
So far we had:

About MariaDB 5.1.42

MariaDB is kept up to date with the latest MySQL release from the same branch. MariaDB 5.1.42 is based on MySQL 5.1.42 and XtraDB 1.0.6-9.

In addition to the differences noted in previous release notes and changelogs, the main differences between MariaDB and MySQL are:

What are the differences between MariaDB and MySQL?

MariaDB 5.1 is based on MySQL 5.1 and is available under the terms of the GPL v2 license.

MariaDB will be kept up to date with the latest MySQL release from the same branch.

In most respects MariaDB will work exactly as MySQL: all commands, interfaces, libraries and APIs that exist in MySQL also exist in MariaDB.

Currently the main differences between MariaDB 5.1 and MySQL 5.1 are:

As with every release we have a Changelog and Release Notes, which you can find here:

Get the source and binaries here: MariaDB Downloads

We are currently building these packages for different platforms and OS:

  • Tarballs
    • Linux x86 32-bit
    • Linux x86 64-bit
    • Solaris i386
  • Debs for Debian and Ubuntu x86 32-bit and 64-bit

Now to you! Which other packages or platforms would you like to see?

What platform, OS, distribution and package type combination do you prefer to download, install, and run MariaDB?

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