MariaDB, MySQL, and Node.js: Why Using the Right Connector Matters

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    MariaDB was born as a fork of MySQL, one of the most used open-source relational databases out there. It was created by the original developers of MySQL after its acquisition by Oracle. On the surface, they're very similar, something that has caused some unexpected misunderstandings. One of them is how developers connect to these databases in a Node.js environment.

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    MariaDB was born as a fork of MySQL, one of the most used open-source relational databases out there. It was created by the original developers of MySQL after its acquisition by Oracle. On the surface, they're very similar, something that has caused some unexpected misunderstandings. One of them is how developers connect to these databases in a Node.js environment.

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    The modern API for authentication & user identity. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • dev-example-places

    A web application (with multiple API project options) that uses MariaDB!

    MariaDB was born as a fork of MySQL, one of the most used open-source relational databases out there. It was created by the original developers of MySQL after its acquisition by Oracle. On the surface, they're very similar, something that has caused some unexpected misunderstandings. One of them is how developers connect to these databases in a Node.js environment.

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