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What’s new in MariaDB 10.5 in Debian?

MariaDB 10.5 is the latest major stable release of MariaDB, released in the spring of 2020. It was imported into in late summer 2020 by the author of this blog post. Debian is one of the most popular Linux distributions and the “mother” of many other distributions, most notably Ubuntu. Thus when MariaDB 10.5 […]

Partition like a pro with fdisk, sfdisk and cfdisk

Most Linux distributions ship the hard drive partition tool fdisk by default. Knowing how to use it is a good skill for every Linux system administrator since having to rescue a system that has disk issues is a very common task. If the admin is faced with a prompt in a rescue mode boot, often […]

10 reasons to migrate to MariaDB (if still using MySQL)

The original MySQL was created by a Finnish/Swedish company, MySQL AB, founded by David Axmark, Allan Larsson and Michael “Monty” Widenius. The first version of MySQL appeared in 1995. It was initially created for personal usage but in a few years evolved into a enterprise grade database and it became the worlds most popular open […]