What is MariaDB?
MariaDB is a relational database with a feature set that is heavily based on MySQL and was developed by some of the original developers of MySQL. MariaDB sets itself apart from the rest because the licensing model (and the philosophy in the community) guarantees open source availability.
How do we use MariaDB?
The most common application for MariaDB for JOSHMARTIN is currently the use of WordPress.
For certain applications such as WordPress, the use of a MySQL-compatible database is a prerequisite.