MySQL HeatWave Database Service

One MySQL cloud database service for transactions, real-time analytics across data warehouses and data lakes, and machine learning (ML)—without the complexity, latency, risks, and cost of extract, transform, and load (ETL) duplication. Available on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Microsoft Azure.

Why choose MySQL HeatWave?

Simplicity of transactions, real-time analytics across data warehouses and data lakes, and ML in one cloud database service
Eliminate the cost and complexity of separate analytics database, lakehouse, ML, and ETL cloud services. Query data in MySQL, in object storage, or across both. Avoid the latency and security risks of data movement between data stores.

Unmatched performance and price-performance
MySQL HeatWave is 4X faster than Amazon Redshift with 10X better price-performance, 4X faster than Snowflake with 15X better price-performance, and 1,400X faster than Amazon Aurora with 2,200X better price-performance. The price-performance of MySQL HeatWave Lakehouse for query processing is 11X better than Redshift, 15X better than Databricks, 19X better than Snowflake, and 22X better than Google BigQuery.

Ready for the distributed cloud
Deploy MySQL HeatWave on OCI, AWS, Azure, or in your data center.

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MySQL HeatWave customer successes on AWS and OCI

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MySQL HeatWave customers significantly improve productivity while reducing costs, deliver a better customer experience, scale to onboard more clients, and accelerate time to market.


Johnny Bytes boosts data and analytics with MySQL HeatWave on AWS

Digital agency from Germany consolidates data processing and analytics with MySQL HeatWave on AWS for 90X faster complex queries than RDS, doubling click-through rates for marketing campaigns with greater scalability and less administration.

Centroid moves from MariaDB to MySQL HeatWave on AWS to scale analytics

The multicloud tech leader consolidated data processing and analytics with MySQL HeatWave on AWS for 20X faster query performance, more scalability, and less administration than MariaDB on RDS. All with no code changes for real-time reporting.

Bionime modernizes data and analytics with MySQL HeatWave on AWS

This medical device manufacturer consolidated data processing and analytics with MySQL HeatWave on AWS for 50X faster complex queries than RDS for real-time insights to improve diabetes self-monitoring.

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Estuda.com increases query responses by 300X with MySQL HeatWave

This K-12 educational SaaS provider in Brazil achieves real-time analytics with 300X faster complex query execution at 85% lower cost than Google BigQuery while supporting three million users—all to enhance student performance.

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VRGlass increases database performance 5X with MySQL HeatWave

The Brazilian metaverse startup migrated all its data to MySQL HeatWave from AWS EC2. Within 3 hours, it achieved 5X better database performance for an event with more than one million visitors with greater security and at the half the cost.

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Genius Sonority speeds game analytics by 90X with MySQL HeatWave

This Japanese video game company gained real-time insights by adding HeatWave to MySQL Database Service, helping it meet its goal of continuously improving joyful entertainment for customers around the world.

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Featured MySQL HeatWave use cases

  • Achieve real-time marketing analytics

    See how MySQL HeatWave enables digital marketing agency customers to send the right offer to the right prospect via the right channel at the right time—and provides real-time campaign performance analytics to make the best decisions.


    Learn more about real-time marketing analytics with MySQL HeatWave

  • Scale startups while reducing costs

    Discover why numerous fast-growing, cloud native organizations migrate to MySQL HeatWave to overcome their growing pains—improving performance, scalability, security, and productivity while reducing costs.


    Learn more about scaling startups with MySQL HeatWave

  • Deliver fintech solutions

    The technology that fintechs rely on often determines their ability to deliver an innovative solution with the performance, scalability, security, reliability, and cost efficiency that will sway customers. Learn why fintech startups migrate to MySQL HeatWave.


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  • Gain a competitive edge for ISV applications

    For ISVs delivering SaaS applications, selecting the right cloud platform is crucial since it represents the foundation on which their applications are built and has a large impact on how well they can serve customers. See why MySQL HeatWave has become a popular choice for ISVs.


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MySQL HeatWave: Architected for performance and scalability

MySQL HeatWave performance and price comparison


MySQL HeatWave Lakehouse delivers the best performance and price-performance

As demonstrated by a 500 TB TPC-H benchmark, the query performance of MySQL HeatWave Lakehouse is

  • 15X faster than Amazon Redshift, delivering 11X better price-performance
  • 18X faster than Databricks, delivering 15X better price-performance
  • 18X faster than Snowflake, delivering 19X better price-performance
  • 35X faster than Google BigQuery, delivering 22X better price-performance

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MySQL HeatWave grows, adds lakehouse support

Learn why Constellation Research says the addition of lakehouse support has made MySQL HeatWave “the cloud-native data platform for all data processing needs of an enterprise.”

Futurum logo Gen AI and vector store with MySQL HeatWave

Discover why The Futurum Group says MySQL HeatWave’s new generative AI and vector store capabilities increase ease of use for customers and ensures “their unfolding AI journeys are proceeding on the right track.”

IDC logo A game changer for machine learning capabilities

Find out why according to IDC, HeatWave AutoML is "a game changer for application developers and a broad range of data analysts and scientists."

Wikibon logoEnormous MySQL HeatWave TCO advantages

In this in-depth analysis, Wikibon discusses the TCO advantages of MySQL HeatWave over its competitors, praising it as an “unprecedented breakthrough in query processing and machine learning.”

See what top industry analysts are saying about MySQL HeatWave

IDC

“MySQL HeatWave on AWS is a very compelling solution not just for analytics but also for OLTP and mixed workloads, as may be seen in publicly available benchmarks. For any developers working with MySQL on AWS, Oracle has just dropped a big productivity boost on your doorstep without the big price tag.”

NAND Research

“HeatWave is the only cloud data lakehouse service to query data in object storage and in the database at the same speed, which has never been achieved before...Oracle simplifies the experience for users, removing the need to keep multiple copies of data across multiple object stores, paying for data movement and pipelines, all while shuffling critical data around.”

Constellation Research

“Oracle’s seamless integration of GenAI and vector store into MySQL HeatWave transforms GenAI from a science project into a useful business tool and a platform for developers.”

The Futurum Group

“MySQL HeatWave makes AI very easy. It automates the entire ML lifecycle as well as the pipeline to ingest unstructured data into the vector store. Having GenAI and Vector Stores as integral parts of MySQL HeatWave makes unstructured data analysis extremely fast and easy just by using natural language.”

March 13, 2024

Want to Become an AI Developer? Here’s How with MySQL HeatWave

Nipun Agarwal, Oracle Senior Vice President, MySQL HeatWave Development

Generative AI is arguably the most important technology trend right now. This fast-moving disruption represents tremendous opportunities for developers to play a critical role in the evolution of almost every new and existing application. MySQL HeatWave makes it easy to build upon your existing skills to become an AI developer, with in-database machine learning and support for generative AI and vector store.

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