An Alibaba Cloud account has been created.
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Log on to the Alibaba Cloud console with an Alibaba Cloud account.
Go to the ApsaraDB for OceanBase console.
Click Create Cluster.
Configure the parameters that are described in the following table.
|Basic configuration||Region||The region where the cluster resides. You cannot change the region after you confirm your purchase order.|
|Version||The version of ApsaraDB for OceanBase. The default version is V2.0.|
|Instance||Specification||All nodes in the ApsaraDB for OceanBase cluster are hosted on dedicated instances. You can use the dedicated CPU and memory.|
|Purchase plan||Quantity||The default value is 1. A cluster contains a primary node and two secondary nodes.|
|Duration||The number of months.|