The Webuzo Team has launched MariaDB 10.3 the latest version in the 10.x series.
Maria DB is an open-source alternative to MySQL by the original developer of MySQL.
Get more info on the Maria DB project at the following link: MariaDB Org
You can check if Maria DB fits your needs or not by checking the Release Notes & Change Logs
Upgrades from the following versions of MySQL and MariaDB is allowed:
MySQL – 5.5 – 5.6
Maria DB – 5.5, 10.0 – 10.2
And of course, you can install Maria DB 10.3 as a fresh installation.
Note: After Upgrading or Installing Maria DB 10.3 you cannot downgrade to any version of MySQL or MariaDB
Let me know if you have any questions in the comment section.
The Webuzo Team