Case study: how Oracle licensing drove us into the arms of Maria

John Leonard
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Online retailer Greetz tells Computing how migrating to MariaDB has allowed it to grow and innovate

Oracle's inflexible licensing policies have lost it another customer. Dutch online greetings card retailer Greetz has joined Google, Red Hat and others in migrating to open-source MySQL fork MariaD...

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