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Azure Database for MySQL

Enterprise-ready, fully managed community MySQL

Azure Database for MySQL provides fully managed, enterprise-ready community MySQL database as a service. The MySQL Community edition helps you easily lift and shift to the cloud, using languages and frameworks of your choice. On top of that, you get built-in high availability and dynamic scaling, helping you easily adjust to changes in customer demands. Additionally, you benefit from the unparalleled security and compliance, including Azure IP advantage, as well as Azure’s industry-leading reach. All of this comes with a flexible pricing model so you can choose resources for your workload with no hidden cost.

Community MySQL that’s fully managed

Combine MySQL Community edition with the benefits of a fully managed service provider, and free developers from the complexity of infrastructure and database management so they can focus on building exceptional apps.

Languages and frameworks of your choice

Azure Database for MySQL enables popular open-source frameworks and languages, and it features tight integration with Azure Web Apps. Popular content management apps, such as WordPress and Drupal, deliver a fully integrated experience supporting your application development needs.

Built-in high availability

Trust Azure to keep enterprise apps up and running. Built to deliver high availability with an SLA of 99.99 per cent, Azure Database for MySQL requires no extra configuration, replication or cost to ensure that your apps run when you need them to.

Scale within seconds

Provision in minutes, and flexibly scale compute or storage independently within seconds.

Simple and flexible pricing

Everything you need is included, with simple, flexible pricing. Azure Database for MySQL provides the capabilities you want – such as automatic database patching, automatic backups, built-in monitoring, security and more – at no extra cost.

Unparalleled security and reach

Run your apps on world-class infrastructure and the world’s most trusted cloud. As a fully integrated service, Azure Database for MySQL plugs you into the Microsoft global network of data centres, unparalleled security and round-the-clock monitoring.

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Developer resources

Deploy Web App using Container and Azure Database for MySQL

Connect containers running in Kubernetes to Azure Database for MySQL using the Open Service Broker for Azure

Migrate your applications to Azure Database for MySQL with minimal downtime

What can you build with Azure Database for MySQL?

Learn about use cases below:

Intelligent apps

Develop sophisticated, transformational apps using state-of-the-art machine-learning algorithms and integrated visualisation tools to get actionable insights and analytics.

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Retail and e-commerce

Build secure and scalable e-commerce solutions that meet the demands of both customers and businesses. Engage customers through customised products and offers, process transactions quickly and securely and focus on fulfilment and customer service.

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Scalable web and mobile applications

Rapidly build engaging and scalable cross-platform and native apps for iOS, Android, Windows or Mac.

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Digital marketing

Engage with customers around the world with rich, personalised digital marketing experiences. Quickly build and launch digital campaigns that automatically scale based on customer demand.

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Finance management apps

Securely store critical data and provide high-value analytics and insights over aggregated data to users, using built-in security and performance.

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Scale your databases elastically to accommodate unpredictable bursts of traffic and deliver low-latency, multi-player experiences.

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