Start/Stop

Overview

SkySQL services that have completed the launch process can be stopped and restarted:

  • While in Stopped state, the service will not accept connections and databases cannot be queried

  • Distributed Transactions services cannot be scaled while they are in a Stopped state

  • Stopped SkySQL services continue to accrue charges for storage, since data is preserved

  • Instance and egress charges will stop until the service is started again

Compatibility

  • Distributed Transactions, for services launched after the April 2022 release

  • Multi-Node Analytics

  • Replicated Transactions

  • Single Node Analytics

  • Single Node Transactions

Stopping a Service

Warning

  • While stopped, the service will not accept connections and databases cannot be queried

A service can be stopped when it is in a Healthy state.

To stop a service:

  1. Log in to MariaDB SkySQL. You will be on the "Your services" page.

  2. Identify the service you want to stop.

  3. Click on the "Service settings" gear icon (at right) for that service.

  4. Click on the "Stop Service" menu item.

  5. Click the "Yes, Stop this service" button.

The service will be stopped. You will only be charged for storage on a stopped service.

Start a Service

A service can be started when it is in a Stopped state.

To start a service:

  1. Log in to MariaDB SkySQL. You will be on the "Your services" page.

  2. Identify the service you want to start.

  3. Click on the "Service settings" gear icon (at right) for that service.

  4. Click on the "Start Service" menu item.

  5. Click the "Yes, Start this service" button.

The service will be started. Service start may take up to 15 minutes. The normal billing cycle for the service will resume.