ClearDB now supports a fully dedicated database clusters through the Azure Preview Portal. This includes five new database sizing options.
All of ClearDB’s new Premium tier databases are hosted in single-tenant clusters. Clusters can host multiple databases at no additional cost, only being limited by available storage.
Premium clusters are multi-master and offer sub-second automatic failover capabilities to guard against downtime. They include 100% up-time guarantee, 15-minute support response time and a six-hour resolution guarantee.
Storage and connections limits have also been increased ranging from 60GB and 300 connections to 1TB and 6,000 connections making these Premium clusters perfect for mission-critical applications.
Creating new ClearDB dedicated resources
You can create the new premium offers from ClearDB using the Azure Preview Portal.
To create a new MySQL database in a dedicated cluster you will need to:
- Click on the + “New” icon.
- Select Data + Storage.
- Then choose MySQL Database.
- Change the Database Type by selecting it. Dedicated mode gives you access to the new options, but traditional databases are still there under Shared.
- You can configure the Cluster by drilling into it.
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