Architecture of Maria: A New Storage Engine with a Transactional Design

Michael Widenius (Monty Program Ab)

The talk describes the following aspects of Maria

- Goals of Maria
- Overall design
- Structure of data on disk
- How MVCC (Multiversion concurrency control) is implemented
- How blobs are handled
- Row locking and escallation
- Roadmap (Current and future)

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Michael Widenius

Monty Program Ab

Founder of MySQL AB.
Original author & architect of the MySQL server.
Founder and CEO of Monty Program Ab and creator of MariaDB. Founder of the Open Database Alliance and Open Ocean Capital (an investment company)

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