MySQL is an open source, object-relational database built with speed and reliability in mind. Its large and active developer community has created many third-party applications, tools, and libraries that expand MySQL’s functionality.
When creating or resizing MySQL or PostgreSQL clusters on DigitalOcean, you can now add additional storage independently from your chosen database configuration plan. This provides a more economic option for increasing storage, rather than upgrading your cluster’s entire plan.
The following MySQL and PostgreSQL plans are now deprecated:
All of your existing database clusters with these plans are still functional and accessible to you. However, you cannot resize them. To regain access to these features, fork your database to a new cluster with a supported plan. For more detailed steps, see our guides on how to fork MySQL databases and fork PostgreSQL databases.
When creating a new Kubernetes cluster, you can add a free database operator (now in beta), which allows you to automatically link new databases to your cluster. For more details, see our guide.
In order to improve security, DigitalOcean no longer accepts TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 connections. This includes connections to
For more information, see all MySQL release notes.