Features & Benefits

MiDatabase has three managed platform options:

  • MySQL database operating on a RedHat Linux platform
  • Oracle database operating on a RedHat Linux platform
  • Microsoft SQL Server database operating on a Windows platform

Database Management Systems and Operating systems are monitored, patched, and backed up by ITS. Units still manage their actual data and applications.  The servers are virtualized and located at U-M data centers with built-in redundancy at all levels. Disk performance in MiDatabase can handle demanding production workloads. Large network capacity allows intensive application processing without system degradation. The optional migration service assists customers with migrating data into MiDatabase. Aging hardware and outdated database versions will no longer be a concern.

MiDatabase features include:

  • The option to choose between a shared or dedicated database instance (Database containing sensitive data or sized over 50GB will need to be hosted on a dedicated instance)
  • MS SQL database 2014 and 2012, with support for 2008 and 2008 R2 in compatibility mode
  • MySQL 5.7 database on RedHat Linux 7
  • Oracle 11.2 or 12c database on Redhat Linux 6
  • Scalable database that grows as your data grows
  • Patch management for operating system and database
  • System monitoring and notification
  • Integrated firewall to reduce downtime
  • Upgrades for database versions and operating systems
  • Backup and recovery
  • Migration service and hardware decommissioning
  • Antivirus software (Windows)
  • Regular Security Patching
  • 99.7% service availability