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 this 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.
Here I’ll discuss Azure’s 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.