In the Hologres console, the Hologres Instances page lists all instances purchased by using your Alibaba Cloud account. This topic describes the features on the Hologres Instances page and the related operations that you can perform.

Features

On the Hologres Instances page, you can view all the Hologres instances purchased by using your Alibaba Cloud account and the status of the instances. You can also create instances or modify the configurations of the instances. You can click the name of an instance to go to the instance details page. On the page that appears, you can manage the instance objects such as databases and users in a refined manner.

The Hologres Instances page provides the following features:
  • Create Instance

    You can click the Create Instance button to go to the buy page of Hologres. On the page that appears, you can purchase instances. For more information, see Purchase a Hologres instance.

  • Search for an instance

    If you have purchased multiple instances in the current region, you can enter a keyword in the search box to search for your desired instance.

  • Status
    The Status column shows the running status of your Hologres instances. A Hologres instance has the following states:
    • Running: The instance is running as expected.
    • Creating: The payment is successful, and Hologres is creating an instance. You must wait for three to five minutes.
    • Stopped: The instance stops running, and you cannot connect to it.
  • Billing Method

    The Billing Method column shows the billing methods of your Hologres instances.For more information, see Billing methods.

  • Actions
    The Actions column shows the following operations that you can perform on the Hologres instances:
    • Manage

      You can click Manage to go to the instance management page. On the instance management page, you can view and manage the instance objects such as databases and users in a refined manner.

    • Switch to Subscription
      You can click Switch to Subscription to change the billing method from Pay-as-you-go to Subscription.
      Note You cannot change the billing method of a Hologres instance from Subscription to Pay-as-you-go. For more information, see Billing methods.
    • Upgrade

      If your current instance cannot meet your business requirements, you can click Upgrade to scale up the instance. You can use your Alibaba Cloud account or a RAM user that has the required permissions to perform the Upgrade operation on Hologres instances.

      Note During an upgrade, the Hologres instance stops working for a few minutes. We recommend that you perform the Upgrade operation during off-peak hours.
    • Downgrade

      If your current instance has a large number of idle resources, you can click Downgrade to scale down the instance. You can use your Alibaba Cloud account or a RAM user that has the required permissions to perform the Downgrade operation on Hologres instances.

      Note During a downgrade, the Hologres instance stops working for a few minutes. We recommend that you perform the Downgrade operation during off-peak hours.
    • Renew

      If you have purchased a Subscription instance, you can click Renew to renew the instance.

    • Stop

      If you have purchased a Pay-as-you-go instance, you can click Stop to stop using the instance. After you click Stop, the system no longer charges for your computing resources but still charges for your storage resources.

    • Delete

      If you no longer require an instance, you can click Delete to delete it.