You can create instances that run different database engines in ApsaraDB for MyBase. MyBase for SQL Server instances grant users more permissions than regular ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server instances. This topic provides an overview of MyBase for SQL Server instances and introduces related concepts.

MyBase for SQL Server

MyBase for SQL Server instances support the high-availability architecture and provide the capability to restore data to a specific point in time. This allows the instances to run on various enterprise applications. MyBase for SQL Server instances also cover Microsoft licensing fees. This reduces additional costs. The following advanced features are also provided:

  • ApsaraDB for MyBase dedicated clusters: An ApsaraDB for MyBase dedicated cluster consists of multiple hosts, such as ECS instances of the ecs.i2.xlarge instance type and ECS Bare Metal instances. You can run instances on these hosts. For more information, see What is ApsaraDB for MyBase?
  • Disk encryption: This function encrypts the entire data disks of your RDS instance based on block storage. Your data cannot be accessed even if it is leaked. For more information, see Configure disk encryption for an ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server instance. In addition, this function does not interrupt your workloads, and you do not need to modify your application.