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

If this is the first time that you use RDS MariaDB, read Limits of RDS for 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 the RDS MariaDB instance.
  3. Apply for a public endpoint for the RDS MariaDB instance.
  4. Create databases and accounts for the RDS MariaDB instance.
  5. Connect to the RDS MariaDB instance.