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Which database is a recommended option for Xenforo, MySQL or MariaDB?

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by Haos33, Nov 30, 2015.

  1. Haos33

    Haos33 New Member

    Which database is a recommended option for Xenforo, MySQL or MariaDB?

    Thx...
     
  2. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    We support MySQL 5.0 and above. As MariaDB is a drop in replacement for MySQL, this will work also.
     
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  3. Haos33

    Haos33 New Member

    Thx...any recommendation as to which option shall i go with, standard MySQL or MariaDB?
    I am on Centos and need to install a DB for Xenforo right now :)
     
  4. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Support can only be provided once a license is purchased and that license is associated with your forum username. Support and advice regarding installation can also be provided if you submit a ticket to us from your Customer Area.
     
  5. Haos33

    Haos33 New Member

    Ok will do that
     
  6. tagban

    tagban Member

    I use MariaDB and its slightly faster than MySQL typically. It's leaner overall.
     
  7. Haos33

    Haos33 New Member

    Thx for the insight tagban...

    I'll shall be getting my Xenforo this week...was about to buy it yesterday but paypal credit card option wasn't working...
     

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