MariaDB - Features


MariaDB Community Edition is available in two self-service topologies:

  • A standalone instance (with a GTID replica on request)

  • A Galera cluster based on 3 active/active instances

For more information on MariaDB architecture :

MariaDB instances are accessible on port 3306 by default.


MariaDB is available in the following data centers:

  • EB4 (Boulogne-Billancourt, France)

  • ET1 (Labège, France)

In some cases, when a third node is deployed (Galera cluster), nearby secondary data centers may also be used to ensure maximum resilience:

  • EB5 (Magny-les-Hameaux, France)

  • ET2 (Balma, France)


The MariaDB Platform as a Service is hosted on the Linux Debian 10 distribution.

Minimum system requirements are 2 CPUs and 4GB RAM.

Storage can be configured during provisioning and subsequently increased on request.


Standalone instance

This is a single instance deployed in a single data center.

Active/passive replication

Two MariaDB instances are deployed in the same data center: the main node with a read-only replica.

Only deployed on request!

Galera cluster

A MariaDB Galera cluster is a virtually synchronous multi-primary cluster for MariaDB. A cluster based on 3 active/active instances can be deployed in any data center.

Supported versions

The supported version is the latest LTS (long term support) currently available. For more information, please consult MariaDB versions.


This section is to list which feature / capabilities are available to customer, and how to request / perform them :

Default settings

Some default MariaDB parameters configured by :


Backup policy for MariaDB is configured like so :

  • Full backup every weekend (online)

  • Differential backup every day (online)

  • Binlog backup every two hours

Default backup retention for the full backups and dependent backups is two weeks.



MariaDB's authentication is internal user based.


An administration user is provided to the customer when the provisioning is over.

The password of this user is not stored nor saved by Please be sure to save it in your own vault.


As part of our Managed Databases offer, MariaDB is specifically monitored on top of the underlying system to ensure service uptime and performances.

The following key MariaDB indicators are monitored and tracked :

  • Number of aborted client connections

  • Number of failed server connection attempts

  • Number of refused connections due to internal server errors

  • Maximum number of simultaneous connections opened

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