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Handling changes to data types and entries in a database migration

I'm fully redesigning a site that indexes a number of articles with basic search functionality. The previous site was written about a decade ago, and I'm salvaging about 30,000 entries with data ...
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Is it time to use MariaDB instead of MySQL on application development? Why?

If you know MariaDB, what's your opinion about migrate applications to use MariaDB instead of MySQL? What we gain and what we lost with this change? Is it really unnecessary to change the ...