Microsoft Azure Database for MySQL


You can use the Commvault software to back up and restore Microsoft Azure Database for MySQL.

You can back up Azure stack databases using an Azure VM that has MySQL installed.


Backups You Can Perform

  • Full backups

When You Can Perform Backups

  • On a schedule: The server plan that you assign manages scheduled backups

  • On demand: You can perform on-demand backups at any time

Data You Can Back Up

  • MySQL user databases (data)

Data You Cannot Back Up

You can use a file server to back up the following content, which is not included in backups of MySQL databases:

  • Operating system data

  • MySQL application files

  • MySQL Server system databases

  • MySQL Server information schema

  • MySQL Server performance schema

  • InnoDB data


Backups You Can Use for Restores

  • The most recent backup: For example, restore the most recent backup to its original location

  • A backup from a specific date: For example, restore data to a point in time before it became unusable

  • Backups from a date range: For example, restore data that was accidentally deleted

Destinations You Can Restore To

  • In-place: Restore data to the location from which it was backed up

  • Out-of-place: Restore data to the following destinations:

    • Cross-cloud: You can restore MySQL databases from one cloud platform (such as Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud) to a different cloud platform.

    • An instance running in the same or a different cloud platform (such as Amazon, Google, Alibaba, Azure) across regions.

  • An on-premises instance