Getting Started with Managed MySQL

Updated by Jared Ruckle on Oct 14, 2014

MySQL is an open source Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) that uses Structured Query Language (SQL). This article will cover creating a managed MySQL environment in CenturyLink Cloud.

Prerequisites

  • The server must have internet access.
  • The server must already have a Managed Red Hat OS.

Steps

  1. Log onto the Control Portal. Using the left side navigation bar, click on Orchestration > Blueprints Library. Search for the "MySQL" in the Blueprint library, then click on the “CLC Managed Oracle MySQL Enterprise” Blueprint. getting-started-with-managed-mysql-01.png
  2. Click on the deploy blueprint button, then fill out the appropriate details for the CLC Managed Oracle MySQL Enterprise Blueprint. NOTE: Ensure the Install and Registration is executed on the same server. getting-started-with-managed-mysql-02.png
  3. Verify the information is correct. getting-started-with-managed-mysql-03.png
  4. Once verified, click on the deploy blueprint button. You will be presented with the deployment details along with an email stating the Blueprint has been queued and another one when it is complete. NOTE: The server now has the Managed Oracle MySQL Enterprise service. getting-started-with-managed-mysql-04.png

Frequently Asked Questions

How is the CenturyLink Cloud for Managed Oracle MySQL Enterprise product priced?

CenturyLink Cloud Managed Oracle MySQL Enterprise is priced by the VM and billed hourly.

What versions of Oracle MySQL Enterprise are supported?

CenturyLink Cloud Supports MySQL v5.5, MySQL 5.6 and MySQL 5.7.

What operating systems are supported for Managed Oracle MySQL?

Managed Red Hat.

Can un-managed MySQL Services be converted to Managed (or vice versa)?

This capability is not available at this time.