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Single Managed MySQL Database for all my Websites including sites not on DO

I am interested in Managed MySQL Databases. But spending $15 / month for each website is way too expensive. I was wondering if using the Basic 1GB @ $15 / mo is efficient for all my websites (on and off DO) using it ? I’ll give prefixes for each website’s tables.


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Accepted Answer

Hi there,

Yes, this is doable. What you could do is have 1 Database Cluster and create multiple database (eg. CREATE DATABASE db_1 and etc.).

You can also create separate users and grant privileges only to the respective database for each user.

For more information, you can check out the docs here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/databases/mysql/how-to/manage-users-and-databases/

Hope that this helps!

Best,

Bobby