Microsoft has recently announced another Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering with the release of MariaDB in Preview in Azure. I’d like to tell you more about that offering and what are some of its advantages.
In today’s post I’ll talk about replicating data in Azure Database for MySQL. Data in replication allows you to synchronize data from MySQL Server running on prem, virtual machines or database services hosted by other cloud providers into the Azure Database for MySQL.
Recently, Pragmatic Works has been on engagements helping our customers to migrate their on-premises databases to the Azure cloud. We’ve been asked to migrate such things as: SQL databases to a SQL database in the cloud; migrations off their APS or PDWs utilizing Azure SQL Data Warehouse; and MySQL and PostgreSQL databases to the cloud.
Today I’d like to talk about the Azure Relational Data Services Platform. This is an important foundational component for many things that are being built on Azure Platform as a Service related to databases.
Microsoft recently released their Platform as a Service (PaaS) option for MySQL, called Azure Database for MySQL. Yes, MySQL is currently a first-class citizen on Azure. Microsoft is using their relational data services platform to support multiple relational database platforms including, Azure Data Warehouse, Azure SQL Database, MySQL and PostgreSQL, and soon will include MariaDB.