This topic describes the general workflow for how to create and use an RDS PostgreSQL instance.

If this is the first time that you use RDS PostgreSQL, read Limits of RDS for PostgreSQL before you purchase an RDS PostgreSQL instance.

The following flowchart shows the general workflow.

快速入门流程图
  1. Create an RDS PostgreSQL instance.
  2. Configure a whitelist for the RDS PostgreSQL instance.
  3. Apply for a public endpoint for the RDS PostgreSQL instance.
  4. Create databases and accounts for the RDS PostgreSQL instance.
  5. Connect to the RDS PostgreSQL instance.