Features and Services

Immediate Availability

MariaDB SkySQL is available for immediate use.

A guided walkthrough is provided.

Users may alternately sign up, launch a service, connect, and import their data.

Workload-Optimized Services

SkySQL Launch a Service

MariaDB SkySQL is a DBaaS (Database as a Service) delivering:

MariaDB Enterprise Server

SkySQL delivers MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.5 (the latest) and 10.4 to enable a production-ready operations experience.

Features include:

  • Enterprise-optimized builds, predictable release behavior, and vendor support

  • InnoDB storage engine with instant ALTER TABLE and enterprise enhancements for transactional workloads

  • MariaDB Enterprise ColumnStore storage engine for analytical and HTAP workloads, backed by scalable object storage

  • MariaDB Xpand storage engine for distributed SQL with fault tolerance

  • MariaDB Enterprise Audit to support enterprise compliance requirements

  • MariaDB Enterprise Backup for hot online backups

Fully Managed and Right-Sized

GRC + Infosec + DR/BCP

MariaDB SkySQL is designed with isolation, firewall protection, data-at-rest and data-in-transit encryption features, and includes MariaDB Enterprise Audit.

Also available: Cross-region replicas for Disaster Recovery, SkyDBA for proactive and reactive support, BAA for HIPAA (healthcare), and DPA for GDPR (privacy).

Operationally Aware

SkySQL Monitoring provides real-time status and metrics on your SkySQL services and servers.

SkySQL Workload Analysis extends monitoring capabilities with advanced graphical representations of workload patterns and how they change over time.