In this blog post, I’ll discuss some of the
MySQL and MariaDB default configuration differences, focusing on
MySQL 5.7 and MariaDB 10.2. Percona Server for MySQL uses the
same defaults as MySQL, so I will not list them separately.
MariaDB Server is a general purpose open source database, created by the founders of MySQL. MariaDB Server (referred to as MariaDB for brevity) has similar roots as Percona Server for MySQL, but is quickly diverging from MySQL compatibility and growing on its own. MariaDB has become the default installation for several operating systems (such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux/CentOS/Fedora). Changes in the default variables can make a large difference in the out-of-box …[Read more]