MariaDB is developed by Michael Widenius, the same developer of MySQL, the first release was made available to the
in October 2009. Maria DB is an authorized fork of MySQL, which stands for “structured query language”.
The applications for MySQL are similar to MariaDB, with of course some differences that will become apparent
as you continue to read this article. Essentially, what Maria DB is, is a relational database management system
It is mostly used for data warehousing, data management, and even some applications in data analysis
and data science for those who find it useful in their context to have this possibility.