Understanding SHOW VARIABLES: DISABLED and NO values

When you use SHOW VARIABLES LIKE “have_%” to see whether a particular feature is enabled, you will note the value of NO for some, and DISABLED for others. These values are not intrinsically clear for the casual onlooker, and often cause confusion. Typically, this happens with SSL and InnoDB. So, here is a quick clarification! NO means […]

MariaDB User Feedback plugin

MariaDB includes a User Feedback plugin. When enabled, the plugin submits basic, completely anonymous MariaDB usage information. This information is used by the developers to track trends in MariaDB usage to better guide development efforts. To help make MariaDB better, simply add “plugin-load=feedback.so” to your my.cnf file! On Windows, add “feedback=ON” to your my.ini file, or […]