MySQL 6.0.6 Alpha Released Introduces Maria
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MySQL 6.0.6-alpha, a new version of the MySQL database system has been released and intoduces two new storage engines most interesting Maria.
The Maria storage engine is a crash safe version of MyISAM. Maria supports all of the main functionality of the MyISAM engine, but includes recovery support (in the event of a system crash), full logging (including CREATE, DROP, RENAME and TRUNCATE operations), all MyISAM row formats and a new Maria specific row format. Maria is documented at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/6.0/en/se-maria.html
Grab the source and binary versions from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/6.0.html
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