M|17, the first user conference for MariaDB will be held on April 11-12, 2017 at the Conrad Hotel in Lower Manhattan, New York City. The conference is an exciting opportunity to learn, collaborate and network around MariaDB innovations and infrastructure modernization.

Learning starts even before the conference does with a morning of workshops, demos and presentations by MariaDB engineers and technical experts. We will kick off the conference with thought-provoking keynotes from experts on everything from cybersecurity, containers, database as a service and more! In breakout sessions, you will learn from industry leaders, technology partners and peers.

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Why You Should Attend

Best practices, Certification, Workshops and more! We’re bringing together MariaDB customers, partners, engineers and community members from around the world to share lessons learned, best practices and deployment strategies. The team from MariaDB will provide technical deep dives into new components and features, and discuss the future of MariaDB.

MariaDB Blog
March 22, 2017 / By MariaDB Team
March 8, 2017 / By Shree Nair
January 20, 2017 / By Roberto Zicari
MariaDB Certification Exam

We are launching the first ever MariaDB Certification Exam at M|17. The certification exam will be offered free of charge to attendees registered for M|17. The MariaDB Certification test will be 90 minutes and successful completion proves the ability to perform core MariaDB database administration (DBA) skills such as: basic configuration, security, users and role administration, schema operations, performance tuning and backup and restore operations.

The first certification exam will be held at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11.

Watch Sessions and Keynotes

Watch our sessions online! To view the recordings, go to the Agenda section and filter by the track type. Click the "Watch now" button underneath the desired section to view the recording.


M|17 Kick-off Party

Cool cocktails and hip hors d’oeuvres with world-renowned DJ, Miss Behavior spinning hot tunes.

M|17 Fun Run

Think you might feel a little sluggish after partying the night before? We’ve got you covered! Join us for a morning run in NYC to get those endorphins going!


Tribeca is the new culinary hot spot of New York. Dining near the event includes high-end five star-fare and local favorites like Pick A Bagel and Brookfield Place are next to the hotel.


Tribeca has quickly become a must-see during any trip to New York. It is a historical look at Manhattan, has great restaurants, bars and shopping. Get ideas to add some fun to your trip with this great guide.

M|17 offers sponsors a chance to directly engage with the growing global audience of MariaDB users to inspire new ideas and solutions. We offer flexible and valuable sponsorship opportunities to suit your needs. Join us as a sponsor for M|17!


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