Greetz replaces Oracle’s Real Application Cluster with Galera Cluster for MySQL high availability

Highly Available Greetings: Greetz uses MariaDB Galera Cluster for online Greeting Card Platform


Greetz provides on-line personalized greeting cards to thousands of customers. Their webshop application is built on Java and Hibernate (Object Relation mapping) and, prior to moving to MariaDB Galera Cluster, used Oracle(TM) Real Application Cluster as its underlying database. Their infrastructure is based on Linux and they use Ansible for configuration management.


Greetz approached Codershipʼs partner SkySQL (now MariaDB Corp.) to provide them with a replacement database technology for their web-‐‑shop that would significantly reduce the total cost of ownership of their database, while ensuring high availability and a solid, predictable performance.