MariaDB and Qlik Announce Data Migration Partnership

PHILADELPHIA, REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and HELSINKI, September 8, 2022 – MariaDB Corporation and Qlik today announced a collaboration to optimize customer data migrations from legacy database architectures to MariaDB’s modern and scalable database solutions. Using Qlik’s Data Integration Platform, customers can easily migrate data from any legacy database source, such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server, to MariaDB Enterprise Server, MariaDB Xpand Distributed SQL Database, or Cloud Database Service MariaDB SkySQL, delivering enterprise-ready data at a fraction of the cost of legacy databases. The collaboration ensures high availability, scalability, continuous integration and replication of synchronized on-premises, hybrid and cloud data in a few simple steps.

“Data is growing for every business, and our customers need more efficient and affordable ways to store and access data,” said Jim Sears, vice president of global alliances and channels at MariaDB Corporation. “Qlik Data Integration and MariaDB together help our customers optimize their data lifecycle—managing data creation, storage, rapid data migration, application modernization, machine learning, and data analytics) to transform their business through data-driven decisions.

Qlik is a leader in cloud data integration, edit-data-capture (CDC), development of the analytics data pipeline and data lineage/cataloging – quickly deliver analysis-ready data to cloud platforms where it can be discovered and delivered by analysts and data scientists. MariaDB is a leader in developing modern databases that enable massive scale without sacrificing the relational data model and ACID transactions that enterprises need. Together, Qlik Data Integration and MariaDB make data available to developers to build purpose-built applications and to businesses to analyze the performance of those applications in real time.

“With Qlik and MariaDB, customers can modernize their expensive legacy databases and data warehouses when migrating to the cloud,” said Itamar Ankorion, senior vice president, Technology Alliances at Qlik. “Qlik can support MariaDB customers who want fully automated, real-time CDC and data integration with MariaDB database products for a more data-centric and data-driven business. It’s a winning combination.

“Our data-driven approach to shipping ensures businesses across a wide range of industries have tailored, optimized solutions that save money and time,” said Gina Hanks, Director principal of information technology at OSM Worldwide. “This requires an extremely efficient and unquestionably reliable backend. Streaming our analytics data from SQL Server to MariaDB Enterprise Server with ColumnStore via Qlik was quick and easy. Combined with our BI tools, Qlik and MariaDB allow us to use our powerful new data lake for our data needs. »

MariaDB and Qlik customer benefits include:

  • Greater use of data that gives purpose to the data companies choose to collect – making it easier to monetize and drive business benefits and revenue through analytics.
  • Faster time to market for application infrastructure development and modernization.
  • IT savings by eliminating expensive legacy database products and transitioning to a more agile database solution.
  • Easy operation on the latest versions of their database products and the ability to take advantage of data replications for compliance reasons or when migrating to other platforms, ensuring high data availability.

To learn more about how Qlik and MariaDB help customers migrate legacy database systems, join the next webinar on September 14. register here.

About Qlik

QlikThe vision of is a data-driven world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their toughest problems. A privately-held company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to bridge the gaps between data, insights, and action. By turning data into Active Intelligence, companies can make better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves over 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.

About MariaDB Corporation

MariaDB frees enterprises from the costs, cloud lock-in, constraints and complexity of proprietary databases, allowing them to reinvest in what matters most: rapidly developing innovative, customer-focused applications. MariaDB uses pluggable and purpose-built storage engines to support workloads that previously required a variety of specialized databases. With complexity and constraints removed, businesses can now rely on a single, comprehensive database for their needs, whether it’s off-the-shelf hardware or the cloud of their choice. Deployed in minutes for transactional, analytical, or hybrid use cases, MariaDB delivers unparalleled operational agility without sacrificing key enterprise features, including true ACID compliance and full SQL. Trusted by organizations like Bandwidth, DigiCert, InfoArmor, Oppenheimer, Samsung, SelectQuote, SpendHQ – MariaDB meets the same basic requirements as proprietary databases at a fraction of the cost. No wonder it’s one of the fastest growing database management system companies. Real business relies on MariaDB.

Source: MariaDB

Sean N. Ayres