Managing DBaaS on IBM Cloud for MySQL

Ensure High-Level Security and Scalability for Your Business Growth

The IBM Cloud for MySQL DBaaS Service is a fully managed database-as-a-service.


MySQL is the most popular open-source relational database, making it easy to deploy, operate and scale cloud-native applications. Our Managed MySQL DBaaS is purpose-built for mission-critical workloads. It guarantees performance and scalability while providing security features essential for web applications.

IBM Cloud for MySQL is an example of DBaaS that has been in the market for a while now. It’s a platform that provides all the benefits of on-premises solutions without drawbacks, such as high costs and lack of scalability.

It also includes support for both relational and non-relational databases. Moreover, IBM Cloud for MySQL enables developers and IT professionals to manage their infrastructure, data, and applications without having to be a DBA expert.

Our plan allows a database to provide a risk-free way of performing actions without affecting your production service.



Our high availability solution uses multiple availability zones to provide a 99.99% SLA.

Fully Managed MYSQL

A comprehensive backup and disaster recovery service for MySQL deployments.

Advanced Security

Data is encrypted at rest and in motion to ensure compliance with HIPAA and GDPR.

Scale effortlessly

Easily scale disk storage to fit your dynamic app requirements, with hourly billing and no extra charge for global infrastructure.


RAM and vCPUs can be scaled independently without migrating instance classes. BYOK for disk encryption and seamless integration with IBM platform.

Easily Switch Between Plans

Switch smoothly between our plans and efficiently utilize our services.


The primary benefit of using IBM databases for MySQL is to use a cloud database system that is a fully automated process, eliminating purchase and set up costs, also the installation and database management concerns.

Requires no software, infrastructure, network, or OS administration.

Automatic updates to the services provided by IBM.

Allows you to horizontally scale up your MySQL instance via Read Replicas cross-regionally.

Understanding IBM cloud architecture

The IBM cloud architecture enables enterprises to scale their business applications quickly and securely. The platform is based on a pay-as-you-go model, allowing businesses to only pay for their resources making the IBM cloud architecture a cost-effective solution for businesses of all sizes.

The IBM cloud architecture is also designed to be highly secure and reliable. The platform uses multiple layers of security, including physical security, network security, and application security, making the IBM cloud architecture a good choice for businesses that need to protect sensitive data.