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MySQL Database Cloud Hosting Service Now Available

Thursday, January 18, 2024

MySQL database hosting service has moved to the cloud for improved performance and reliability, and enhanced security. Request an account today and start managing your database in the cloud.

If you already use the legacy MySQL database hosting service, please note that the on-prem platform you currently use will be decommissioned on Oct.31, 2024. 

  • Although you will continue to have access to the on-prem platform until Oct. 31, 2024, you must migrate your existing database(s) to cloud MySQL database hosting before the platform is decommissioned.
  • Accounts and databases will no longer be accessible on the legacy on-premise MySQL database hosting after Oct. 31, 2024.

Get started in the cloud

To start accessing MySQL Database Hosting service in the cloud, here are a few things you need to know:

  • You must request a new account from the new MySQL Database Application (even if you already have an account in the legacy MySQL database hosting service). 
  • Provisioning for new accounts may take up to one business day. 
  • Once you receive your new account, you will have access to view and manage your account within the same dashboard.
  • Use your new account to log into the cloud MySQL database hosting (PHPMyADMIN).

Learn more

The MySQL Database Hosting service provides Stanford departments and official university groups with accounts and storage space to create, develop, and maintain their MySQL databases, applications, and services. 

Visit the What's New page to check out the differences between the cloud-based and legacy on-premise versions of MySQL Database Hosting.

How to get help

If you have questions about this change or need additional assistance, submit a Help request.

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