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Worry-free MySQL hosting

Leave the complexity of MySQL administration to us. We’ll handle setting up, backing up, and updating, so you can focus on building great apps.

Why MySQL?

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.

Why MySQL?

Robust capabilities, easy to scale

Quickly and easily spin up a high-performance database cluster.

Worry-free setup

Worry-free setup

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.

Highly scalable

Highly scalable

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.

Free daily backups

Free daily backups

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.

End-to-end security

End-to-end security

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.

Automated failover

Automated failover

In the event of a failure, Managed Databases will automatically switch data handling to a standby node to minimize downtime.

Fast, reliable performance

Fast, reliable performance

Run your clusters on Droplets with shared vCPUs or choose Droplets with 100% dedicated vCPUs for mission-critical workloads.

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DigitalOcean's Managed Databases have been a game-changer. They’ve done a fantastic job of removing the complexity of setting up, tuning, and securing databases for production use.

Brad Kilshaw

Founder, Nivel Technologies

Having fully automated replication, backups and other database level configuration is a must for us. This plus their predictable pricing and awesome support made our choice of cloud vendor an easy one.

Raphael Costa

CTO, Eficiência Fiscal

Learn how to easily spin up a MySQL cluster

Watch a quick walkthrough of how to create a MySQL database on DigitalOcean.

Create a MySQL database on DigitalOcean

Integrated insights & alerting

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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Predictable pricing

Predictable pricing

Always know what you’ll pay with monthly caps and flat pricing across all data centers. Spin up a cluster for just $15/month.

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World-class support

Superior support services are designed to meet your needs whether you are a startup, large business, or anything in between.

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Detailed documentation

Detailed documentation

Learn more about our features, pricing, platform status, API, release notes, and limitations.

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Managed Database resources

Discover all of our Managed Database resources all in one place. With thousands of tutorials and forum posts from our staff and a huge community of developers, answers are just a few clicks away.

Tutorial

Understanding Managed Databases

Explore the benefits of Managed Databases and whether they’re right for you.

Tutorial

An introduction to queries in MySQL

A guide to basic syntax of SQL queries as well as some of the more commonly employed functions and operations.

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Understanding database sharding

Learn what sharding is, its main benefits, and a few common sharding methods.

Have special use cases or business requirements?

Have a complex setup or additional questions around pricing? Contact our sales team to get more information on DigitalOcean pricing.

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