Better performance, more security
MariaDB is a database derived of Mysql, and it is fully compatible with MySQL drivers and clients. To be exact, MariaDB is much better than mysql because it has a greater optimization of storage engines, speed improvements through DBUG, checksum and the character set optimizations.
The MariaDB is widely used by many global companies, among them Google, IBM, HP, Tumblr, Wikipedia, and others. Proving once and superior database other.
We have years of experience with MariaDB, working with large and small projects, always optimizing the server for better performance. You will have external access and management for interface cPanel.