MySQL is a prominent open-source relational database management system. An incredibly flexible and powerful program, MySQL is used to store and retrieve data for a wide variety of popular applications.
Quickly and easily spin up a high-performance database cluster.
Launch a MySQL cluster in a few clicks and access it via our UI or API. We’ll handle maintenance and updates. Easily migrate databases from external servers, cloud providers, or self-hosted solutions.
Scale up at any time to support your business growth. Dynamically increase CPUs, RAM, and storage on existing MySQL clusters and easily spin up read-only nodes to scale read operations.
Your data is critical. That’s why we ensure it’s backed up automatically every day. Restore data to any point within the previous seven days.
Databases run in your account’s private network, and only whitelisted requests via the public internet can reach your database. Data is also encrypted in transit and at rest.
In the event of a failure, Managed Databases will automatically switch data handling to a standby node to minimize downtime.
Run your clusters on Droplets with shared vCPUs or choose Droplets with 100% dedicated vCPUs for mission-critical workloads.
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Watch a quick walkthrough of how to create a MySQL database on DigitalOcean.
Understand database performance, resource usage, and errors so that you can efficiently size, scale, and tune your MySQL cluster.
Managed databases include critical database-level metrics, such as connections, cache hit ratio, sequential vs indexed scans, throughput, and more.
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