Build and deploy apps with Vercel and Azure Database for MySQL Flexible Server
Published Jul 06 2023 04:35 PM 4,601 Views

We're pleased to announce that you can deploy a Next.JS application using Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server in Vercel. Vercel enables teams to iterate quickly and develop, preview, and ship delightful user experiences with zero-configuration support for various front-end frameworks. Vercel can integrate with your headless content, commerce, or database of your choice. You can build applications with a database backend to solve your applications' persistent data needs. Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server is a fully managed database as a service that is best suited for developing apps that require the version of MySQL, together with better control and customizations.  


Vercel has a great template marketplace that allows to get started in a few minutes with sample code and ease of connectivity with other data sources such as MySQL - Flexible Server. The typical flow for a Vercel developer creating an app using the starter template and continuing to customize it for their needs before pushing it to production is shown in the following graphic. 


You can now power your data driven applications on Vercel with MySQL Flexible Server in minutes using this starter template, Next.js and Azure Database for MySQL Flexible Server Quickstart template.   


If you don’t have an Azure account, you can try an Azure free account to take advantage of a 12 months' free offer for Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server. You can also get started for free on Vercel - checkout their pricing plans to choose the right solution for you.  For more information, see the product documentation for these services: 



If you have any feedback or questions about the information provided above, please leave a comment below or email us at  Happy coding!



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