Work with MySQL Databases on Azure

Database Administrator
Database for MySQL

Azure Database for MySQL is a fully managed database platform. In this learning path you'll find out how to manage and optimize Azure Database for MySQL. After completing this learning path, you'll be able to:

  • Understand Azure Database for MySQL options
  • Describe the MySQL client query interfaces
  • Work with MySQL storage engines
  • Secure your Azure Database for MySQL server
  • Understand concurrency in MySQL


  • Demonstrate an understanding of relational databases.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic SQL.

Modules in this learning path

Explore the component parts of MySQL, and learn how to find your way around Azure Database for MySQL.

Learn about connection handling in MySQL, back up and restore, and the client interface options available for MySQL.

Learn about MySQL’s pluggable storage engine model, common storage engines, and storage engines supported by Azure Database for MySQL.

Learn about security and encryption in Azure Database for MySQL.

Learn about concurrency in MySQL, including how to limit the number of connections, and when to use thread pools.