Simplicity at your service
Updated July 26, 2021

Simplicity at your service

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with MariaDB Platform

We have a MariaDb Cluster to store 2.2 TB of data with a manual sharding to optimize the access data. We use several engines like Spider, Connect, Federated, MyIsam, Memory and InnoDb. Currently, we are planning [to] add ColumnStore too. We also have a PoC with Galera for HA between managers and we did uses cases with Max Scale.
  • Simplicity
  • Open source
  • SQL standard
  • High cost horizontal scale
  • Kafka compatibility
  • JSON management
  • Multi-platform apps
  • Community support
  • Help improve speed access apps
It did not always compete against these technologies. Most of the time, it was complementing these databases for certain use cases to help provide a much more complete database. This makes more users want to use it to explore new solutions that help users. This is our target and how [we] work with MariaDb.
Yes, the help that was given us [by the] MariaDb Support Team was excellent. We had several historical problems that we [couldn't] fix it and with them telling us the answer (most cases were very specific details) that allowed us to continue with ideas that we had stalled.

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  • Applications where the users need [to] execute many short queries.
  • With new storage engines such as Aria, which allows to replace MyISAM with some improvements, and XtraDB, which evolves InnoDB.
  • To fuse the legacy features with the features available in NoSQL databases.
  • Connection management, which allows multiplying the number of concurrent accesses.
  • New clustering engines, such as Galera, which allow interesting possibilities for Cloud adoption.