How Copart Switched to MariaDB and Reduced Costs During Growth

Due to exponential growth in its international business unit, Copart would have faced significantly higher database costs if continuing use of IBM DB2. Dheeraj Golla and Pravin Malali, both Senior Database Administrators at Copart, explain why they chose to standardize on MariaDB, how they convinced operational and development teams to adopt it, the challenges faced and how Copart is now evaluating MariaDB’s platform as a replacement for their analytics database too.