Limit on databases on single server

Rohan Jones 291 Reputation points
2020-05-18T02:19:15.917+00:00

Is there a limit to the number of databases on a single server?

Azure Database for MySQL
Azure Database for MySQL
An Azure managed MySQL database service for app development and deployment.
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  1. Rohan Jones 291 Reputation points
    2020-05-18T16:32:34.117+00:00

    Thanks for that @Sam Cogan .

    For MySQL, I researched there is no limit to the number of databases that can be created in a server for Azure Database for MySQL. However, multiple databases share server resources, and performance requirements rise as the number of databases grows. I recommend that you create multiple servers running Azure Database for MySQL.

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  1. Sam Cogan 10,337 Reputation points MVP
    2020-05-18T08:35:49.423+00:00

    Yes, for MSSQL it is 5000 databases per server. You can find all the limits here

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