SQL Hosting Solutions

When your business is critically dependent on data, we know that having a secure, reliable database server solution in place to host and safeguard your data is paramount.

Whether you have MySQL, Percona, MariaDB or MS SQL, when you host your database with us, you have access to our UK-based, highly accredited technicians 24/7/365 to deploy, manage and support your solution. Your server is housed in our enterprise-grade UK data centres, so the sovereignty of your data is guaranteed.

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Your Hosting Choices

  • MySQL hosting
  • Microsoft SQL server hosting
  • Oracle hosting
  • PostgreSQL hosting

MySQL, MariaDB and Percona hosting

The world’s most widely used open source database software options offer a more cost-effective alternative to Microsoft SQL databases , giving you the freedom to choose the right open source operating system for your solution.

Hosting your MySQL, MariaDB or Percona database with UKFast, a PCI- compliant and ISO 27001 accredited hosting provider, you’re sure that the security of your websites, applications and databases are guaranteed.

Both our cloud and dedicated hosting solutions offer MySQL, MariaDB and Percona database support via the easy-to-use cPanel or Plesk control panels if you need and are backed up by our team of experts who provide award-winning support 24/7/365.

Microsoft SQL Server Hosting

Our secure, reliable and affordable MS SQL server hosting includes SQL server 2008, 2012, 2014 and the latest release 2016 to run your business-critical applications. Our team of Microsoft experts configure and support your MS SQL servers around the clock, so you have peace of mind that your business-critical databases are being taken care of.

In addition to award-winning support, we also offer full remote access to manage the latest editions of SQL Server using a variety of standard tools.

UKFast can also deliver high-availability solutions, offering guaranteed redundancy for your SQL Database, offering options on failover clustering, AlwaysON Availability Groups and Mirroring within your environment.

SQL server is available in several editions - Enterprise, Standard, Web and Express. We make complex database hosting hassle free. It’s as simple as that.

Oracle Hosting

While Oracle is one of the most widely used database platform options for hosting your businesses critical data , it can be complex, requiring experienced technicians to set up, manage and support it.

We designed our 24/7/365 managed services so that you benefit from the availability and security of Oracle, without having to use your entire technical team to maintain this demanding platform.

Our experts design and deploy the most appropriate, high-availability solution based on your technical and business requirements, offering platforms running on Windows or Linux.

We operate your databases from our PCI-compliant data centre, hosting and managing databases in an efficient, secure and environmentally-friendly facility. We support the 10g, 11g and 12c versions of Oracle, and offer full remote management using a variety of standard tools.

Your peace of mind is guaranteed with our continuous monitoring and proactive alerts from experienced professionals.

PostgreSQL Hosting

We provide PostgreSQL hosting on both our Linux and Windows hosting platforms as an alternative to other open source databases such as MySQL, and more costly database systems like Oracle or MS SQL Server.

Thanks to its stability and power, PostgreSQL is used by some of the world's leading companies and service providers such as Skype, Cisco and Red Hat, plus many universities and governments.

As PostgreSQL supports the majority of programming languages such as Java, .NET, Perl, Python, PHP and Ruby, integration into current systems can be a seamless process.

Our highly qualified team is there for you throughout the deployment and management of data-driven applications using PostgreSQL. By storing your data in our highly secure data centres, the security of your data is guaranteed. Plus, as we're PCI-compliant and ISO 27001 accredited, we’ll guarantee that your data is treated looked after correctly. By making sure your data is backed up on a frequency that suits you using CommVault, we make sure should a problem occur we’ve got you covered.

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Expert Support

Our engineers are an extension of your team. Our highly qualified team support MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle, Percona, MariaDB and PostgreSQL and are on-hand 24/7/365 to offer support and guidance whenever you need it. Plus, we promise to answer the phone within three rings so we don't keep you waiting.


Your solution is protected by a 100% network uptime guarantee; you even have the option for a 15-minute support response and one-hour hardware replacement. This, combined with proactive server monitoring, guarantees the reliability of your database server 24/7/365.


Safe and secure, your solution is housed in our ISO-certified, PCI and GDPR-compliant UK data centres and sits behind a Cisco ASA firewall as standard.

We custom built and wholly own our data centres, so we have complete control of the physical security of your servers. Your data is protected at all times.

Popular Server Configurations


Good for small businesses

  • Dell R230
  • Intel E3-1230 v5
  • 3.4 GHz Quad Core
  • 16GB RAM
  • 2 x 120GB SSD
  • RAID 1
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Medium sized businesses

  • Dell R230
  • Intel E3-1230 v5
  • 3.4 GHz Quad Core
  • 32GB RAM
  • 2 x 240GB SSD
  • RAID 1
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A good all-round choice

  • Dell R230
  • Intel E3-1230 v5
  • 3.4 GHz Quad Core
  • 64GB RAM
  • 4 x 240GB SSD
  • RAID 1
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Max I

High performance

  • Dell R630
  • Intel E5-2620 v4
  • 2.10 GHz Oct Core
  • 96GB RAM
  • 4 x 500GB SSD
  • RAID 10
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Max II

For ultimate performance

  • Dell R630
  • Intel E5-2620 v4
  • 2.10 GHz Oct Core
  • 128GB RAM
  • 4 x 500GB SSD
  • RAID 10
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Available O/Ss

  • Red Hat
  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • Ubuntu
  • Windows

Dedicated Linux or Windows server, build a solution tailored to your business needs. Available O/Ss include Red Hat Enterprise, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu & Windows.

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PROprotection for your Database hosting

Combine features of PROprotection to build the perfect customised solution:

Backup & Restore

A customisable and flexible backup and restore solution.

Advanced Monitoring

Your hosting environment is monitored 24/7, to identify potential vulnerabilities.

Data Recovery

Suffered a failed hard drive? Immediate data recovery for minimum disruption.


Get priority support with 15-min rapid response and 1hr hardware replacement guarantee.

Annual Security Audits

Proactively protect your servers with our annual security audit.


Protect yourself from unexpected bandwidth charges.

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Certifications and Industry Compliance

Crown Commercial Service
Cyber Essentials
Carbon Neutral
ISO 9001
ISO 27001

Your solution is only ever housed in our government and ISO-certified, ultra-secure data centres managed by security cleared personnel. And as an exclusively UK-based company, hosting with UKFast offers guaranteed data sovereignty. UKFast is a government approved supplier through the G-Cloud 12 framework.