General availability: Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server Business Critical service tier
Published date: May 24, 2022
The Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server Memory Optimized service tier is now called Business Critical. This service tier is equipped with better features and functionality and is best suited for tier 1 production workloads with high-performance transactional or analytical applications. The Business Critical service tier allows you to achieve a 1.5x performance improvement over Single Server on the open source community MySQL. Your data is always secured and compliant with the latest minor and major version upgrades every 6 months. With the Business Critical tier, you can scale compute up to 96 vCores, 672GB Memory, and 48K IOPs.