Kaivos is a relational database service hosted by CSC. It is intended for users who want to use MariaDB databases in CSC computing environment without managing their own database server.

Relational databases provide an efficient tool for managing structured data that keeps changing and that contains data that needs to be accessed with queries.

The Kaivos database service is always linked to a CSC computing project, and it can only be accessed from the computing servers of CSC.

In order to use your own MariaDB databases in Kaivos you must have prior knowledge on SQL command language.

Kaivos is not suitable for storing personal nor sensitive data.

To get access to Kaivos, please contact servicedesk@csc.fi.