[nmglug] MariaDB and WP-CLI

Anthony J. Bentley anthony at anjbe.name
Fri Jul 17 10:51:54 PDT 2020

Hi LeRoy,

LeRoy Diener writes:
> Does anyone have any insight into which would be a better choice for this
> update, MariaDB or MySQL?

Since MariaDB is a fork, they are for the most part interchangeable. 
I have a slight preference for MariaDB as it's not controlled by Oracle.
For database-backed web software I used to run on MySQL, I now run on
MariaDB, and haven't noticed any difference in day-to-day operation.

Anthony J. Bentley

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