MariaDB 5.3.1-beta now available!

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The MariaDB project would like to announce the availability of MariaDB 5.3.1-beta, the latest addition to our growing lineup of supported software. MariaDB 5.3.1-beta is a bug-fix update to the previous 5.3.0-beta. The MariaDB 5.3 series introduces many new features, includes MariaDB 5.2, and is based on MySQL 5.1. Some highlights of new features in MariaDB 5.3 include:

– subquery optimizations that finally make subqueries usable
– many optimizer changes, including Classic Hash Join, Batched Key Access, a new implementation of Multi-Range-Read optimizations as well as Index Condition Pushdown
– NoSQL-style interfaces via the HandlerSocket plugin as well as dynamic columns
– group commit in XtraDB when the binary log is enabled
– Microsoft Windows performance improvements

These are just some of the highlights, and for a full list of changes, please read the What is MariaDB 5.3 page:

A complete changelog for this beta is available from:

Sources, binaries and packages can be downloaded from:

Debian and Ubuntu packages are available from repositories. A sources.list generator can be found at:

The project always strives for quality, and being a beta release, we know that not everything can be perfect. Please take some time to
report any issues you may encounter at:

Enjoy MariaDB 5.3.1-beta & Happy Testing!