MySQL database engines for Windows Azure Pack can be installed in two ways:
The Microsoft Web Platform installer contains both MySQL 5.1 and 5.5 versions in the community edition. It is installed in the standalone mode. Post installation, a remote access to MySQL Servers must be enabled manually to allow the WAP communication.
Refer to the MySQL documentation to know more on production MySQL deployments. The MySQL documentation can be found at https://dev.mysql.com/doc/.
The following steps outline the MySQL installation using Microsoft Web Platform Installer: