Azure MySQL vs MySQL 8.0 Enterprise

There are significant differences between cloud-hosted MySQL and MySQL 8.0 Enterprise. Read this before you plan your next deployment into the cloud.

azure mysql vs mysql enterprise

MySQL Enterprise Features

MySQL Enterprise Backup

Online, non-blocking backups · Full, incremental, and partial backups with no downtime · up to 90% compression · backward compatible full recovery · Precise one-click point-in-time recovery · Partial recovery for restoring specific objects

MySQL Enterprise Firewall

Block SQL Injection attacks · Whitelist creation · real-time threat monitoring · SQL statement blocking and alerting · intrusion detection

MySQL Enterprise Audit

Policy-based auditing · Stronger security controls · Regulatory compliance

MySQL Enterprise Scalability

MySQL Thread Pool - a highly scalable, queue-based thread-handling model designed to reduce overhead in managing client connections and statement execution threads.

MySQL Enterprise Security

Asymmetric encryption (Public Key Cryptography) · Encryption · Key Generation · Digital Signatures · Protect confidential data and comply with regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and the PCI Data Security Standard · External authentication modules including Linux Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) and Windows Active Directory

MySQL Enterprise High Availability

Automatically detect and recover from failures · Minimize downtime

MySQL Enterprise Monitor and Query Analyzer

Continuously monitor databases · Proactively alert DBAs to potential problems, queries, and tuning opportunities before they impact key systems or applications · Expert advisors for fixing and tuning MySQL configurations and variables for optimal security, performance and availability · Built-in, advanced Query Analyzer to visually find and tune expensive query code · integrates into Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL

MySQL Document Store

Store document collections in your relational databases · JSON documents up to 1 gigabyte in size

Oracle Premier Lifetime Support for MySQL

Provide direct access to expert MySQL Support engineers who are ready to assist users in the development, deployment, and management of MySQL applications. The MySQL Support team is composed of seasoned MySQL developers and database experts who understand the issues and challenges users face because they've overcome these same challenges themselves.

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