A user story: migrating from Oracle to MariaDB

This video was presented at the MariaDB Server Fest, held online from 14-20 September 2020.

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I will introduce a use case from a Chinese user who migrated one of their important applications from Oracle to MariaDB with very few modifications to the application. I will cover the entire migration process and experience.


Lixun Peng works as a Senior Developer for the MariaDB Foundation, and has been an Oracle ACE Director for MySQL since 2013. Lixun is also Vice-President of the All China MySQL User Group (ACMUG), and has contributed numerous features and bugfixes to the MySQL/MariaDB community, such as multi-source replication, thread memory monitoring, Flashback, etc. Lixun is also a co-translator of the Chinese version of the High Performance MySQL (3rd edition) book.

Date and time

  • Paris: Monday 14 September, 15.15 – 15.35 CEST (UTC +2)
  • Beijing / Singapore: Friday 18 September, 15.10 – 15.30 CST / SGT (UTC +8)