Deploy MariaDB, MySQL, and PostgreSQL on Azure

Data Engineer
Database Administrator
SQL Database

Compare Open Source Azure Database offerings with Azure SQL offerings. Configure an Open Source database and configure high availability and security options.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the service tiers available for open source database platforms
  • Deploy MySQL, MariaDB, and PostgreSQL
  • Configure high availability option for MySQL and MariaDB
  • Configure Scale Out reads for MySQL and MariaDB
  • Describe the SSL Options for MySQL and MariaDB


  • Experience creating and configuring resources using the Azure portal.
  • Experience with an Open Source data platform, such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, or MariaDB.
  • Ability to write SQL statements at a beginner level.