Microsoft Announces General Availability Of Azure Database For MariaDB

Recently, at Connect(); 2018 conference, Microsoft has announced the general availability (GA) of Azure Database for MariaDB. According to the company, the service offers an enterprise-ready, fully managed community version of MariaDB.

Microsoft has made one more important announcement today at Connect 2018 - the general availability of Azure Database for MariaDB. According to the company, the service offers an enterprise-ready, fully managed community version of MariaDB.
 
Major features of the solution include open-source compatibility, built-in high availability with a 99.99 percent SLA, elastic scaling for storage and compute resources, and flexible pricing.
 
 
Source: Microsoft 
 
The service works with popular open-source frameworks and languages; and features tight integration with Azure Web Apps. You can use it with content management apps like WordPress and Drupal, for a fully integrated experience that supports your specific application development needs.
 
"Azure Database for MariaDB helps customers develop cloud-native applications, or easily lift-and-shift existing applications to the cloud using languages and frameworks of their choice. As a fully integrated service, Azure Database for MariaDB also plugs you into the Microsoft global network of datacenters with unparalleled security and around-the-clock monitoring, including Azure IP Advantage." wrote Sudhakar Sannakkayala, General Manager, Azure Data.
 
To learn more, you can also watch this official announcement video.