July 1, 2022 By Venkat Kanduri < 1 min read

IBM Cloud® Databases for MySQL now supports the major version 8.0 in all IBM Cloud regions. 

MySQL 8.0 is an exciting new version of the world’s most popular open-source database. It features improvements across the board, offering excellent enhancements for better performance, reliability, security and manageability, with significant improvements to the data dictionary.

IBM Cloud’s managed MySQL offering helps customers focus on application and business development by handling time-consuming database administration tasks, such as high availability, automated backups, vulnerability patching and much more. In addition, customers can easily access powerful IBM Cloud integrations like IBM Cloud Monitoring and IBM Log Analysis for observability and IBM Key Protect for IBM Cloud and IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Crypto Services for encryption key management. 

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