Cloud SQL for MySQL is a fully-managed database service that makes it easy to set up, maintain, manage, and administer your MySQL relational databases on Google Cloud. For information specific to MySQL, see the MySQL documentation.
Cloud SQL recommends using SSL/TLS certificates when connecting to a Cloud SQL instance.
Cloud SQL users
The first time you connect to a new Cloud SQL instance, use the
Because it's a managed service, Cloud SQL doesn't allow MySQL users to have
Cascading read replicas
Database Migration Service lets you migrate data to a Cloud SQL destination instance, and then set up cascading read replicas for that instance. For more information, see Set up cascading read replicas.
After you promote a Cloud SQL replica to become a primary instance, you can configure it for high availability (HA). If your HA-configured instance becomes unresponsive, then Cloud SQL automatically switches to serving data from a standby instance.
Learn more about everything you can do with your Cloud SQL instance.