MySQL

MySQL is an open source, object-relational database built with speed and reliability in mind. Its large and active developer community has created many third-party applications, tools, and libraries that expand MySQL’s functionality.


Just the essentials to go from zero to working in a few minutes.
Guides on how to get started with MySQL managed database clusters, how to modify users and databases, how to improve performance and high availability, and how to migrate data.
Step-by-step instructions for common use cases and third-party software integration.
API and CLI reference documentation for the MySQL database service, including example requests and available parameters.
Explanations and definitions of core concepts in MySQL.
Features, plans and pricing, availability, limits, known issues, and more.
Get help with technical support and answers to frequently asked questions.

Latest Updates

27 June 2022

  • In order to improve security, DigitalOcean no longer accepts TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 connections. This includes connections to www.digitalocean.com, cloud.digitalocean.com, and api.digitalocean.com.

4 March 2022

  • You can now configure your MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Redis Managed Databases by making a PATCH request to /v2/databases/{database_cluster_uuid}/config. For example:

    {
      "config": {
        "sql_mode": "ANSI,ERROR_FOR_DIVISION_BY_ZERO,NO_ENGINE_SUBSTITUTION,NO_ZERO_DATE,NO_ZERO_IN_DATE,STRICT_ALL_TABLES",
        "sql_require_primary_key": true
      }
    }
    

    For more details, see the full reference documentation for the managed databases API.

1 February 2022

  • The database online migration feature for the MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Redis database engines no longer supports migrating databases from clusters inside of DigitalOcean to other clusters inside of DigitalOcean.

For more information, see all MySQL release notes.