This topic describes ApsaraDB for MyBase (ApsaraDB for MyBase).

Product introduction

ApsaraDB for MyBase, ApsaraDB for MyBase for short, is a dedicated database solution. ApsaraDB for MyBase is developed by Alibaba Cloud to provide customized and optimized database services for enterprise users. An ApsaraDB for MyBase dedicated cluster consists of multiple underlying hosts. These hosts can be Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instances in the i2 instance family or ECS Bare Metal instances. An ApsaraDB for MyBase dedicated cluster provides more database services than fully managed database solutions.

ApsaraDB for MyBase supports multiple database engines, such as MySQL, SQL Server, and PostgreSQL. ApsaraDB for MyBase allows you to use dedicated cloud resources and supports resource overcommitment. ApsaraDB for MyBase also supports customized O&M and allows you to grant users permissions on specified databases in a dedicated cluster and specified permissions on the OS. Therefore, ApsaraDB for MyBase provides flexible and easy-to-use database services and also meets the requirements of your enterprise for database regulatory compliance and database security.

Features

ApsaraDB for MyBase allows you to manage multiple database instances within a dedicated cluster. You can create multiple dedicated clusters in a region. Each dedicated cluster can contain multiple hosts and each host can support multiple instances.

ApsaraDB for MyBase provides the following features for dedicated clusters:

  • Resource scheduling: You can configure an overcommit ratio for each type of resources to utilize the resources in the most efficient manner. Resources are divided into multiple types, such as CPU, memory, storage, IOPS, and network traffic.
  • Host management: A host serves as a container for ApsaraDB for MyBase resources. You can manage hosts. For example, you can add, replace, and connect to hosts. You can also specify whether instances can be allocated to a host.
  • Instance management: You can manage the primary instance, secondary instances, read-only instances, and instances that are used to store logs.

Supported database engines and instance editions

Database engine Instance edition and database engine
MySQL
  • High-availability Edition: MySQL 5.6, MySQL 5.7, and MySQL 8.0
  • General Edition: MySQL 5.7
    Note This edition is in public preview. To use this edition, join the DingTalk group: 32484333. Then, you can contact technical support to add your Alibaba Cloud account to the whitelist of users who can use this edition.
  • Basic Edition: MySQL 5.7 and MySQL 8.0
SQL Server
  • High-availability Edition:
    • SQL Server 2017 Standard Edition and SQL Server 2017 Enterprise Edition
    • SQL Server 2016 Standard Edition and SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Edition
    • SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition and SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Edition
  • Basic Edition:
    • SQL Server 2017 Standard Edition, SQL Server 2017 Enterprise Edition, and SQL Server 2017 Web Edition
    • SQL Server 2016 Standard Edition, SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Edition, and SQL Server 2016 Web Edition
    • SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition, SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Edition, and SQL Server 2012 Web Edition
  • Always On: SQL Server 2017 Enterprise Edition Always On and SQL Server 2019 Enterprise Edition Always On
PostgreSQL High-availability Edition: PostgreSQL 10.0, PostgreSQL 11.0, PostgreSQL 12.0, and PostgreSQL 13.0

Billing

You are charged only for the hosts that you create and the enhanced SSDs that you use. You are not charged for using dedicated clusters, instances, memory, or local SSDs.