Managed Database: Features & Options

The following features are included based on which option is chosen by the customer:

Managed DBaaS

  • Azure SQL database
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Platform patching and upgrades
  • High Availability (Optional)

Shared Database

  • Microsoft SQL Server or MySQL (via MariaDB or MySQL) databases hosted on shared instances
  • Additional non-production database instance for testing
  • Enterprise Database Features (Microsoft SQL Server, MariaDB)
  • Platform patching and upgrades
  • 24/7 availability (excluding scheduled maintenance)
  • Import existing database (Optional)

Dedicated Database

  • WashU IT Cloud Premier workload instance
  • Microsoft SQL Server or MySQL (via MariaDB or MySQL) databases
  • System administrator (“sa”) access
  • Off-site retention of backups (Optional)
  • Platform lifecycle, patching, upgrades with schedule management
  • Platform resource specifications via support tickets (may incur additional fees)
  • 24/7 availability (excluding scheduled maintenance)
  • High Availability (Optional)
  • Enterprise Database Features (Optional)