Service Launch

Overview

SkySQL services are launched from the Unified Portal.

The SkySQL preview release is beta maturity (Technical Preview) and not for production workloads. Services on SkySQL current release are separate and independent from services on the SkySQL preview release. You can try the SkySQL preview release without impacting your existing production services and workloads on the SkySQL current release.

Compatibility

  • Enterprise Server Single Node

  • Enterprise Server With Replica(s)

  • Xpand Distributed SQL

  • ColumnStore Data Warehouse

  • Serverless Analytics

Launch Procedure

Launch

Launch
https://skysql.mariadb.com/launch-service

While making launch-time selections, your selections and estimated costs are shown at right.

If you require AWS PrivateLink or GCP VPC Peering, please contact us regarding Power Tier before launching services.

To launch a SkySQL service from the Unified Portal:

  1. From the Dashboard, click the "+ Launch New Service" button.

  2. Choose the desired Workload Type.

  3. Choose the desired Topology.

  4. Choose the desired Cloud Provider.

  5. Choose the desired Region.

    • Each region has a scheduled maintenance window.

  6. Choose the desired Hardware Architecture.

    • Hardware architecture choice is provided on select topologies.

  7. Choose the desired Instance Size.

    • If your workload requires a larger instance size, contact us regarding Power Tier.

    • When launching a service in the Serverless Analytics topology, dedicated capacity is not provisioned so there is no instance size selection.

  8. If needed, enable Auto-Scaling of Nodes.

    • This feature is provided on select topologies.

  9. Choose the desired Storage Configuration.

    • When launching a service in the Serverless Analytics topology, dedicated capacity is not provisioned so there is no storage configuration.

  10. If needed, enable Auto-Scaling of Storage.

    • This feature is provided on select topologies.

  11. Choose number of nodes to deploy.

    • This selection is provided on select topologies.

    • For Enterprise Server With Replica(s) topology, this is Replica Count.

    • For Xpand Distributed SQL topology, this is Xpand Node Count.

  12. Choose the desired Software Version.

    • This selection is provided on select topologies.

  13. Enter the desired Service Name. Service name must align to Service Name rules.

  14. Enable topology-specific features, if desired:

After initiating service launch, the service will be shown on the Unified Portal Dashboard.

A notification will be sent at time of service launch initiation and when service launch completes.