This topic describes how to create a PolarDB for MySQL cluster, specify basic configurations, and connect to the cluster. It allows you to familiarize yourself with the entire process of purchasing and using a PolarDB for MySQL cluster.


To purchase and use a PolarDB for MySQL cluster, you must perform the following operations:

  1. Purchase a pay-as-you-go cluster.
  2. Configure an IP whitelist.
  3. Create a database account.
  4. Apply for a cluster endpoint or a primary endpoint.
  5. Connect to a cluster.