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Overview of ApsaraDB RDS editions

Last Updated: Apr 12, 2021

Time Series Database (TSDB) for InfluxDB® provides two editions of instances: Basic Edition and High-availability Edition. This topic describes the differences between the two editions and how to check the edition of an instance.

View the product edition

You can choose Instance Details and view the instance edition in the Basic Information section.version

Differences between editions




Basic Edition

Provides single-node instances.

- Individual users - Time series data collection and analysis of small- and medium-sized DevOps monitoring, application metrics, and Internet of things (IoT) sensors - Software development and testing of small- and medium-sized enterprises

High-availability Edition

Provides three-node architecture based on the Raft consensus protocol, which is applicable to more than 80% of scenarios.

- Metric collection and business monitoring of large- and medium-sized enterprises - Monitoring of key connections for IoT, containers, and industrial production


For more information, see Instance types.