# Overview

This documentation is provided by Websoft9 (opens new window), it can help users to acquire skills of MariaDB Deployment, Installation, Configuration, MariaDB Image Management, Backup, Upgrade, Connect Instance and more.

MariaDB (opens new window) is one of the most popular database servers in the world. It’s made by the original developers of MySQL and guaranteed to stay open source. Notable users include Wikipedia, WordPress.com and Google. MariaDB is developed as open source software and as a relational database it provides an SQL interface for accessing data. The latest versions of MariaDB also include GIS and JSON features.

# Improve

This document will continue to improve and broadly absorb the needs of users. If you have good idea, please don't hesitate to give us feedback by "Edit this page on GitHub", and welcome you to fork this documentation on Github (opens new window)

# Scope

The image library provided by Websoft9 has released on the major Cloud Platform and provides Chinese and English documents, which can be easily used by cloud users worldwide.