Azure Database for MySQL provides fully managed, enterprise-ready community MySQL database as a service for app development and deployment. Being MySQL community edition, this service allows you to easily lift and shift to the cloud, and use languages and frameworks for your choice. On top of that, you get built-in high availability and capability to scale in seconds, 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 with more data centres than any other cloud provider. 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, 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.
"We don't have to worry about what the web server is doing or if the log file is filling up. Azure Database for MySQL just abstracts everything to the PaaS layer, and we don't have to manage the server itself. It makes life easier."
"The biggest benefit of Azure Database for MySQL will be to have Microsoft manage and backup that resource for us so that we can focus on other aspects of the site. Plus, we will have the ability to scale up and down temporarily as traffic surges and then bringing it back down when it is not needed. That's a big deal for us."
What can you build with Azure Database for MySQL?
Learn about use cases below:
Develop sophisticated, transformational apps using state-of-the-art machine-learning algorithms and integrated visualisation tools to get actionable insights and analytics.
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.
Scalable web and mobile applications
Rapidly build engaging and scalable cross-platform and native apps for iOS, Android, Windows or Mac.
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.
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.
Scale your databases elastically to accommodate unpredictable bursts of traffic and deliver low-latency, multi-player experiences.
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