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No MySQL option in App Platform

I’m trying to add a managed database to my app on the App Platform however only PostgreSQL is shown when using the ‘add component’ button. Can anyone advise how to create a MySQL database inside the App Platform interface.

There are no further options to change the database type when upgrading to a production database either.

Screenshots of how it appears for me: https://imgur.com/a/TlAffrH

Thanks,


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Hello @BongoBrian ,

Looking at the screenshot, you are opting for the Dev Database. For Dev DB, we only provide Postgres, however, if you opt for the production DB, you will be able to select MySQL, Redis and Postgres.

Refer to below link for more insights:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/app-platform/how-to/manage-databases/ https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/app-platform/concepts/database/

Hope this helps!

Cheers, Sri Charan