MySQL Hosting on Azure Cloud: Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) management, monitoring and maintenance on dedicated deployments

Host your MySQL Database on Azure

Fully managed database hosting service for MySQL on Azure - automate your management in the cloud.

Why ScaleGrid is your Best Option for MySQL Azure Hosting

With dedicated servers, high availability, and easy deployment management, ScaleGrid's fully managed MySQL hosting on Azure automates your difficult database operation tasks.

150% Higher Throughput

In benchmarks, ScaleGrid MySQL provides 150% higher throughput vs. Azure Database for MySQL on average for balanced workloads.

76% Lower Latency

Get lower latency with hosting on ScaleGrid. On average, ScaleGrid MySQL achieves 76% lower latency vs. Azure Database for MySQL for balanced workloads.

Superuser Access

ScaleGrid provides superuser access for users who require advanced configuration and customization for their MySQL database.

Slow Query Analyzer

ScaleGrid's custom built Slow Query Analyzer let's you troubleshoot two times faster and saves you time by finding unoptimized queries.

Fastest Performance

Looking to get the best performance for your MySQL deployments on Azure? By hosting with ScaleGrid, MySQL deployments on Azure get 150% higher throughput on average over Azure Database for MySQL on average, and up to 76% lower latency for balanced workloads - at the same cost.

Leverage Reserved Instances

Want to reduce the cost of your MySQL hosting? Save up to 82% on long-term hosting costs with Azure Reserved Instances through our Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) plans. The longer you plan to run your MySQL databases on Azure, the more you can save with their prepaid reserved instances.

Semisynchronous Replication

Do you require High Availability that ensures data consistency and redundancy for committed transactions. With the help of our semisynchronous replication, you keep your MySQL replica servers fully in sync with your source server to reduce the risk of data loss in a failover event.

Whats Included?

With ScaleGrid, a wide variety of powerful MySQL management tools are available on Azure:

  • Dynamic scaling
  • Backups & restores
  • Advanced performance monitoring
  • Customizable alerts
  • Slow Query Analyzer
  • Free 24/7 support

Cost-Effective Pricing on Azure

Simple pricing for your MySQL deployment needs:



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Deploy your MySQL database in any Azure Region

Global availability for your MySQL deployments on Azure:

Deploy your MySQL deployments across any of Microsoft Azure's worldwide regions or availability zones


  • East US (Virginia)
  • East US 2 (Virginia)
  • Central US (Iowa)
  • North Central US (Illinois)
  • South Central US (Texas)
  • West Central US


  • Ireland
  • Netherlands
  • Cardiff
  • London
  • Frankfurt
  • Magdeburg

Asia Pacific

  • Singapore
  • Hong Kong
  • New South Wales
  • Victoria
  • Shanghai
  • Beijing

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MySQL Azure Frequently Asked Questions

What is MySQL Azure?

MySQL is the worlds most popular open source database that is commonly deployed on popular public cloud provider, Microsoft Azure to host organizations application data in the cloud.

How do I connect MySQL Azure?

Find your MySQL Azure connection details on the Overview tab of your console. You can connect through your connection string, the command line, or through MySQL Workbench. Learn more

How do I scale MySQL Azure?

Scale MySQL Azure at ScaleGrid in just a few clicks. Find the Scale button on your Overview page, select your new plan size, and click Scale to automate the scale operation.

What is MySQL Azure performance?

ScaleGrid provides 3x higher throughput at 66% lower latency for MySQL Azure vs. Azure Database for significantly better performance on read-intensive workloads.

How do I backup MySQL Azure?

Find your MySQL Azure backup tool on the Overview tab of your deployment, and open to start an on-demand backup or customize your backup schedule. Learn more

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