LXer: Red Hat to ditch MySQL for MariaDB in RHEL 7

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: MariaDB is a fork of MySQL that was launched in 2009 by original MySQL coder Ulf Michael "Monty" Widenius. It's meant to be a drop-in replacement, meaning any application that runs on MySQL should run unmodified on the MariaDB server. MariaDB does have one important characteristic that MySQL doesn't share, however: MariaDB isn't owned by Oracle. Read More... (HowTos)