MySQL is the world's most popular open source database. With its proven performance, reliability and ease-of-use, MySQL has become the leading database choice for web-based applications. With nearly 3 decades of history, it has a very large community that's ready to support any problem you encounter.

Use Cases

  • If you need to persist data in your application.
  • If you need a relational database.
  • If you need to perform more reads than writes.
  • If you want less of a learning curve and a larger community to rely on.


Name Default Description
Version 8.1 The version of MySQL to run.
Root Password root The root password for the root account in MySQL.
Port 3306 The port MySQL will be accessible from.