MariaDB Platform X5 Incorporates Distributed SQL

MariaDB® Corporation has announced the general availability of MariaDB Platform X5, a comprehensive open source database solution delivering the ultimate in versatility across workloads and scalability from a single database or data warehouse to millions of transactions per second, the company said.

This major release introduces powerful upgrades to every component of the platform as well as the addition of the new MariaDB Xpand smart engine for distributed SQL for global scale and nonstop availability. MariaDB Platform X5 supports companies at any point in their growth, delivering the confidence to go boldly anywhere.

MariaDB frees companies from the costs, constraints and complexity of proprietary databases, enabling them to reinvest in what matters most — rapidly developing innovative, customer-facing applications.