Following closely on the heels of the MariaDB 5.3.4-rc release a couple of weeks ago, the MariaDB project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MariaDB 5.3.5!

MariaDB 5.3.5 is the first stable (GA) release in the 5.3 series. Details and downloads are available from the following links:

(Debian and Ubuntu packages are available from our mirrored apt repositories. A sources.list generator is available.)

About MariaDB 5.3

The MariaDB 5.3 series introduces many new features, includes MariaDB
5.2, and is based on MariaDB 5.1 & MySQL 5.1. Some highlights of new
features in MariaDB 5.3 include:

  • subquery optimizations that finally make subqueries usable
  • many optimizer changes, including Classic Hash Join, Batched Key Access, a new implementation of Multi-Range-Read optimizations as well as Index Condition Pushdown
  • NoSQL-style interfaces via the HandlerSocket plugin as well as dynamic columns
  • group commit in XtraDB when the binary log is enabled
  • Microsoft Windows performance improvements

These are just some of the highlights, and for a more complete list of changes, please see the What is MariaDB 5.3 page.

5 thoughts on “Announcing MariaDB 5.3.5

  1. Any popular benchmark results against latest MySQL 5.1? Now, I understand that the optimizations might be evident in only more extreme scenarios but I do wonder how big is the performance hit on regular types of load, if there is any of course.

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