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5 Steps to MySQL Database Service and HeatWave

Whether you are just starting a new MySQL project, are willing to migrate your MySQL Community Edition to the cloud, want to reduce your spending on MySQL cloud services, or want to add analytical capabilities to your MySQL instance, this series is for you.

Follow the steps to move your legacy MySQL workloads to MySQL Database Service with HeatWave on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, and start enjoying better performance at a fraction of the cost. If you are starting a MySQL instance from scratch, just follow steps 1 and 2.

The world's #1 open source database in Oracle Cloud

Many of the world's largest and fastest-growing organizations rely on MySQL to save time and money powering their high-volume websites, business-critical systems, and packaged software.

Don’t wait—you are just 5 steps away

Step 1: Sign Up for Oracle Cloud

Sign up for a cloud account today to receive always-free access to compute virtual machines, object storage, data egress, and other essential building blocks developers need to create applications.

Plus, get US$300 of free credits for 30 days to try MySQL Database Service with HeatWave.

Watch step 1 video (1:57)
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Step 1

Step 2: Activate Your MySQL Database Service

Now, you just need to activate your MySQL Database Service. You will be able to configure the desired architecture, high availability, networking configuration and other important parameters. In minutes, you will have your MySQL server up and running and fully managed.

Watch step 2 video (3:44)
Step 2

Step 3: Export Your MySQL Database

This is as easy as running a few commands and saving your MySQL data in a file. An object storage bucket on Oracle Cloud will be used to have the data ready to be imported to your new MySQL Database Service instance.

If you are starting a new project from scratch and you don’t have any data to migrate, just go to the last step.

Watch step 3 video (2:38)
step 3

Step 4: Load Your Data to MySQL Database Service

Now, you just need to load the exported database file from the object storage bucket on Oracle Cloud to your new MySQL Database Service instance.

If you don’t have any data to upload, just go to the last step.

Watch step 4 video (1:49)
step 4

Step 5: Accelerate performance by 5400x with HeatWave

MySQL Database Service with HeatWave is the only service that enables database admins and app developers to run OLTP and OLAP workloads directly from their MySQL database with no change to the application and with unmatched query speed.

Once you have a MySQL Database Service environment up and running, you just need a few clicks to activate HeatWave.

Watch step 5 video (3:05)
step 5

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