I would like to separate my production server into 2, one for running code, the other one is for DB, which is MySQL.

Is there any suggestion if I would like to subscribe a MySQL service? I have few applications need such standalone database service. So I would like to a service which allow me to create as many database as I want.

Thanks everyone. :)

  • Questions about recommending hosting providers really aren't a good fit here.
    – Zoredache
    Oct 22, 2010 at 6:56
  • thanks mate. so where should i ask for recommendation?
    – Victor Lam
    Oct 22, 2010 at 7:01
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    Pro Webmasters generally has hosting suggestions (webmasters.stackexchange.com) but is there anything really stopping you from getting another server with your present host and running MySQL on it? (it makes a lot more sense to keep your database server in the same datacenter as the application servers which depend upon it)
    – danlefree
    Oct 22, 2010 at 8:35
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    thanks @danlefree. will take a look on Pro Webmasters. I would like to get a "cloud database" which someone experienced will handle all the security and performance issue for me. It takes time to building it myself as I am not so professional on these aspect.
    – Victor Lam
    Oct 22, 2010 at 8:36

2 Answers 2


You could use Amazon RDS, it fits your request of a "cloud database" but the prices can be a bit steep.


Why not run a standalone system for MySQL, like a VPS. I used to run my dev and production servers on a couple of these, with replicated MySQL DBs on separate nodes.

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