MariaDB is a fork of the MySQL relational database management system. The original developers of MySQL created MariaDB after concerns raised by Oracle's acquisition of MySQL. This tutorial will provide a quick introduction to MariaDB, and aid you in achieving a high level of comfort with MariaDB programming and administration.
This tutorial targets novice developers and those new to MariaDB. It guides them in understanding basic through more advanced concepts in MariaDB. After completing this tutorial, your firm foundation in MariaDB and level of expertise will allow you to begin developing and easily build on your knowledge.
The tutorial assumes your familiarity with relational database management systems, querying languages, MySQL, and general programming. It also assumes familiarity with typical database operations in an application.