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

Procedure

To purchase and use a ApsaraDB PolarDB MySQL-compatible edition 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. View or apply for an endpoint.
  5. Connect to a PolarDB for MySQL cluster.