MariaDB 10.0.x Now Available is pleased to announce the availability of MariaDB 10.0.x, an enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL.

MariaDB is kept up to date with the latest MySQL release from the same branch and in most respects MariaDB will work exactly as MySQL. All commands, interfaces, libraries and APIs that exist in MySQL also exist in MariaDB. There is no need to convert databases to switch to MariaDB. Additionally, MariaDB has many nice new features that you can take advantage of.

For dedicated clients, literally, all released versions of MySQL and MariaDB are available, so even applications that haven’t been updated to the latest and greatest version can be run.