This topic provides an overview of ApsaraDB for MyBase (ApsaraDB for MyBase).

Product introduction

ApsaraDB for MyBase (ApsaraDB for MyBase) is a dedicated database solution that is developed by Alibaba Cloud to provide customized and optimized database services for enterprise users. An ApsaraDB for MyBase dedicated cluster consists of multiple hosts. These hosts can be Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instances of the ecs.i2.xlarge instance type and ECS Bare Metal instances. Compared with fully managed database solutions, an ApsaraDB for MyBase dedicated cluster provides more database services.

ApsaraDB for MyBase supports the MySQL and SQL Server database engines. ApsaraDB for MyBase allows you to use dedicated cloud resources and enable resource overcommitment. It also supports independent operations and maintenance (O&M) and can grant you some database and operating system (OS) permissions. ApsaraDB for MyBase enables flexible resource scheduling and meets your requirements for database regulatory compliance and security.

Basic features

ApsaraDB for MyBase allows you to manage multiple database instances at a time in a dedicated cluster. You can create multiple dedicated clusters in a region. Each dedicated cluster consists of multiple hosts. Each host supports multiple instances.

ApsaraDB for MyBase offers the following cluster-level features:

  • Resource scheduling: You can configure an overcommitment ratio for a specific type of resources to maximize resource utilization. Resources are categorized into multiple types, including CPU, memory, storage, input/output operations per second (IOPS), and network traffic.
  • Host management: You can use resources of an ApsaraDB for MyBase dedicated cluster after you create hosts. You can add and replace hosts in a dedicated cluster.
  • Instance management: You can manage primary, secondary, read-only, and log instances. You can also use instance management features that are provided by ApsaraDB RDS.

Supported database engines and instance versions

Engine Instance version
RDS MySQL
  • Basic Edition: MySQL 8.0, 5.7, and 5.6
  • High-availability Edition: MySQL 8.0, 5.7, and 5.6
  • Enterprise Edition (three nodes): MySQL 8.0
RDS SQL Server Basic Edition: SQL Server 2017 (Web Edition), SQL Server 2016 (Web Edition and Enterprise Edition), and SQL Server 2012 (Web Edition and Enterprise Edition)
High-availability Edition: SQL Server 2017 (Standard Edition), SQL Server 2016 (Web Edition, Standard Edition, and Enterprise Edition), and SQL Server 2012 (Web Edition, Standard Edition, and Enterprise Edition)

Billing

You need to pay only for the hosts that you create and for the disk storage that you use. You do not need to pay for dedicated clusters, instances, memory, or local disks.