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Overview

MariaDB SkySQL is a cloud database service (DBaaS) from MariaDB Corporation:

  • MariaDB SkySQL delivers MariaDB Enterprise Server, MariaDB Xpand, and MariaDB ColumnStore for modern applications

  • MariaDB SkySQL runs on expert-maintained cloud infrastructure

  • Questions? See our FAQ or contact us

  • Latest release: 2022-08-02 (What's New?)

  • A new SkySQL preview release is now available to explore.

Get Started

QuickstartQuickstart will get you up and running with MariaDB SkySQL. We'll launch a service, then perform a simple test from Java, Node.js, PHP, Python, or a desktop client.query, monitor, scale, and replicate data to another region.

Latest Software Releases

Version

Release Date

MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.6.9-5

2022-09-12

MariaDB Xpand 6.0.5

2022-08-16

MariaDB Enterprise ColumnStore 22.08.4

2022-11-15

MariaDB MaxScale 22.08.3

2022-12-02

About MariaDB database products

MariaDB database products are available on-premises and on the MariaDB SkySQL DBaaS (cloud database platform). MariaDB database products include:

Product

Description

MariaDB Enterprise Server

A modern SQL RDBMS with high availability, pluggable storage engines, hot online backups, and audit logging.

MariaDB Xpand

A distributed SQL RDBMS with high availability, fault tolerance, and write scaling.

MariaDB Enterprise ColumnStore

A columnar data store backed by object storage for analytical workloads.

MariaDB MaxScale

An advanced proxy, router, and load balancer.

MariaDB Connectors

Reliable database connections from your enterprise application.

Documentation Topics

Topic

Contents

Deployment

Procedures to download, install, set-up, configure, and test MariaDB products.

Service Management

Operating instructions, including:

  • Administrative tools

  • Logs

  • Upgrades

Connect and Query

Connect quickly and securely with instructions for:

  • C

  • C++

  • Java

  • Java R2DBC

  • Node.js

  • ODBC API

  • Python

  • Business Intelligence platforms

Data Operations

Data operations ensure the availability and integrity of data. Detailed information and instructions explain:

  • Backups

  • Restoring from backups

  • Importing data

  • Replication

Storage Engines

MariaDB Enterprise Server features pluggable storage engines to allow per-table workload optimization:

  • Aria storage engine

  • ColumnStore storage engine

  • InnoDB storage engine

  • MyISAM storage engine

  • MyRocks storage engine

  • S3 storage engine

  • Spider storage engine

Security

MariaDB products incorporate features focused on enterprise governance, risk, compliance (GRC) and information security (infosec) requirements. Here we detail:

  • Audit trails

  • Authentication

  • Data-at-Rest Encryption

  • Data-in-Transit Encryption

  • Hardening

  • Privileges

  • User accounts

SQL Reference

Detailed reference and examples

Architecture

Architectural information for:

  • MariaDB Enterprise ColumnStore

  • MariaDB Enterprise Server

  • MariaDB MaxScale

  • MariaDB Xpand

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SkySQL Services

SkySQL services are optimized for your workload:

Topology

Use Case

Distributed Transactions

Read/write scale applications with high concurrency and availability

Replicated Transactions

Read scale applications with high availability

Single Node Transactions

Smaller datasets with moderate concurrency

Multi-Node Analytics

Run complex analytical queries on large datasets

Single Node Analytics

Run complex analytical queries

SkySQL Documentation

Topics

Topic

Contents

Quickstart

  • This guided walkthrough will get you started quick, launching your first SkySQL service then connecting, loading data, and querying your database.

Features and Concepts

  • This SkySQL overview explains how to select the SkySQL service optimized for your use case, and how SkySQL can be tailored to your specific business requirements.

Service Management

  • Instructions are provided for:

    • Managing services using the SkySQL Portal

    • Managing services using the SkySQL DBaaS REST API

    • Billing configuration

    • Service configuration

    • Monitoring

    • Support

    • Workload Analysis

Connect and Query

  • Connect quickly and securely to your SkySQL services with instructions for:

    • Desktop clients

    • Command-line scripts

    • C

    • C++

    • Java

    • Java R2DBC

    • Node.js

    • ODBC API

    • Python

    • Business Intelligence platforms

Data Operations

  • Data operations ensure the availability and integrity of data. Detailed information and instructions explain:

    • Automated nightly backups

    • Self-service manual backups

    • Restoring from backups

    • Exporting data

    • Importing data

    • Replication

Migration

  • Migrate to MariaDB SkySQL

Security

  • MariaDB SkySQL incorporates features focused on enterprise governance, risk, compliance (GRC) and information security (infosec) requirements. Here we detail:

    • User accounts

    • Permissions

    • Encryption

    • Allowlists

    • Audit features

SQL Reference

  • Detailed reference and examples for:

    • Localization with character sets and collations

Assistance