VMware MySQL for Kubernetes is a Kubernetes Operator that automates provisioning, management, and operations of dedicated MySQL instances running on Kubernetes. The VMware MySQL instances are provisioned with secure and functional settings to meet application developer expectations for a general-use relational database.

The VMware MySQL Operator provides a consistent way to deploy MySQL instances to Kubernetes and to run them. This includes “day two” continuous operations.

VMware MySQL for Kubernetes packages a collection of open-source software to help you deploy and manage the MySQL database on Kubernetes. It includes the following components: