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 MariaDB is a fork of MySQL that started in 2009. It has replaced MySQL as the default database for Debian with the release of Debian 9 Stretch on June 17th, 2017. MariaDB is a fork of MySQL that started in 2009. It has replaced MySQL as the default database for Debian with the release of Debian 9 Stretch on June 17th, 2017.
  
-MariaDB follows a free an open source development model closely: it is developed in the open on [[https://​github.com/​MariaDB/​server|GitHub]] by an independent foundation. MySQL is developed by a private company ​and its code is only published ​on each release.+MariaDB ​closely ​follows a free an open source development model. It is developed in the open on [[https://​github.com/​MariaDB/​server|GitHub]] by an independent foundation. MySQL is developed by a private company ​known for its troubled relationship with the open source community. Its code is developed privately and published ​only with each release.
  
-Many huge open source projects switched to MariaDB years ago. Have a look at https://​github.com/​MariaDB/​server to review its adoption.+Many huge open source projects switched to MariaDB years ago. Have a look at https://​github.com/​MariaDB/​server to review its growing ​adoption ​and rising popularity. Red Hat made MariaDB its default engine in 2015 with the release of RHEL 7.
  
   * MariaDB 10.1 is available on Debian 9 Stretch (current Stable), Debian 10 Buster (current testing), Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10 and it will be available in Ubuntu LTS 18.04.   * MariaDB 10.1 is available on Debian 9 Stretch (current Stable), Debian 10 Buster (current testing), Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10 and it will be available in Ubuntu LTS 18.04.
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