This topic describes the general workflow for how to create and use an RDS MariaDB instance.

Quick start flowchart

If this is the first time that you use RDS MariaDB, read Limits of RDS MariaDB before you purchase an RDS MariaDB instance.

The following flowchart shows the general workflow.

General process to use RDS
  1. Create an RDS MariaDB instance
  2. Configure a whitelist for an RDS MariaDB instance
  3. Apply for a public endpoint for an RDS MariaDB instance
  4. Create accounts and databases for an RDS MariaDB instance
  5. Connect to an RDS MariaDB instance