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Is it time for MariaDB?

Discussion in 'Workarounds and Optimization' started by simonas, Aug 23, 2013.

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MySQL to MariaDB

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  1. simonas

    simonas Well-Known Member

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    Hey folks,

    I am configuring new server and wondering is it time to configure it with MariaDB instead Mysql.

    It seems feature request of official switching won't be here anytime soon.

    There is a guide in a cpanel blog about migration: How to replace MySQL with MariaDB in 11.36 | cPanel Blog

    And more comprehensive in another forum: How to replace MySQL with MariaDB - AYKsolutions Forum

    The main problems seems to be:
    • You may need to manually recompile PHP to see Mysql (and everytime you update via EasyApache)
    • MariaDB updates are not automated, some even require to do clean install.
    • Not clear if future Cpanel updates won't mess up mariaDB installation.

    Could anybody comment on this?
    Have you switched already?
    What are the problems?
    Are there noticeable improvements?

    Thanks.
     
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  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    I wanted to note that the official feature request for MariaDB is located at:

    MariaDB Support

    Thank you.
     
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    Thanks, Michael,

    It's marked as planned. Could we get more information about the progress?
     
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    There is no new or additional information to report at this time. Updates will be provided on that feature request as more information becomes available.

    Thank you.
     
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    We have a Feature Requests area for this sort of post, and there is already one posted as mentioned. Another poll serves no purpose here on the forums.
     
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