Feb 23rd MySQL, MariaDB & PHP 7 Upgrade

We have started the process of gradually upgrading all our servers from MySQL 5.6 to Maria DB 10.x and also including PHP 7.

For more information on the advantages of these upgrade, please see:

https://mariadb.com/kb/en/library/mariadb-vs-mysql-features/

http://php.net/manual/en/migration70.new-features.php