MariaDB Corporation recently announced the general availability of MariaDB Platform X5, which represents a major update to the open source database solution. According to the announcement, MariaDB Platform X5 includes upgrades to every component of the platform as well as the new MariaDB Xpand smart engine for distributed SQL.
“With MariaDB Platform X5, our customers can start small and go big – adaptively, pragmatically and with extreme ease,” said Michael Howard, CEO, MariaDB Corporation.
According to the datasheet, the new MariaDB Platform “has the versatility to support transactional, analytical and hybrid workloads as well as relational, JSON and hybrid data models. And it has the scalability to grow from standalone databases and data warehouses to fully distributed SQL.”