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General availability: Stop/start functionality for Azure Database for MySQL

Published date: February 03, 2021

General availability support of database stop/start functionality for Azure Database for MySQL is now available. With this functionality, you can stop the database server when not in use (during non-work hours) and start it when it is back online. This could be helpful when using Azure Database for MySQL for dev/test scenarios to save on costs by turning off the server compute when not in use.

Learn more about this announcement in the stop/start documentation.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
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  • Management
  • Open Source