# 🗄 MariaDB Server
Chevereto rely in a RDBMS (opens new window) provided by MariaDB Server.
Chevereto could work with the equivalent MySQL Server, but kindly note that Chevereto was designed for MariaDB.
# What it does?
MariaDB Server is used to interact with the database storing relational data, for which Chevereto links users to media, content to reactions, folders, etc. That relational data is what define what your application is.