Cloud SQL Effortless MySQL cloud database provisioning


Zero-config MySQL

Create high performance MySQL servers in minutes. All configuration is handled by our cloud orchestration systems. Benefit from our many years of experience managing large MySQL infrastructure.

High performance SSD

You don’t have to pay extra for high performance disk storage for your Cloud SQL instances. It’s included by default, naturally.

Simple Pay-as-you-go Pricing

You don’t need a team of chartered accountants to calculate pricing for Brightbox Cloud SQL. There are no commitments, monthly minimums or upfront payment required. Simply pay by the hour.

Automated Database Snapshots

Schedule simple automatic database snapshots for your peace-of-mind. Cloud SQL snapshots are stored in Orbit, our distributed cloud storage system providing built-in offsite backups by default.

Hassle-free updates and patches

Minor version updates, patches and security updates are applied automatically to your Cloud SQL instances during a weekly maintenance window.

Seamless upgrades and migrations

Map and remap Cloud IPs to your Cloud SQL instances to provide seamless scaling to larger instances. Use standard MySQL tools to migrate your data in and out of Cloud SQL whenever you like, with zero lock-in.

Simple and Convenient

Cloud SQL instances can be created and updated instantly via the Brightbox Manager web app, the CLI or REST API.

Cloud IP enabled

Cloud IPs are public IPv4 addresses which can be instantly moved between Cloud SQL instances, Cloud Servers or Load Balancers. Domain names are configured using standard DNS A-records or CNAMEs.

Secure Access control

Easily enable access to your Cloud SQL instances with access control. Cloud firewall configuration is tightly integrated behind-the-scenes.

Cloud SQL Pricing

Cloud SQL is our zero-config relational database cloud service which enables you to create high performance MySQL database instances in minutes.

Cloud SQL combines the performance and security of a dedicated database server with the agility and convenience of a cloud service.

More about Cloud SQL

RAM SSD storage CPU cores Hourly price Monthly price
2GB 20GB 2 £0.053 £39
4GB 40GB 2 £0.095 £69
8GB 60GB 2 £0.164 £120
16GB 100GB 2 £0.301 £220
32GB 120GB 4 £0.562 £410

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