This document describes how to use Tablestore in the Alibaba Cloud Management console to help you perform Tablestore operations such as creating an instance and querying data.

Prerequisites

Before you use Tablestore, ensure that you understand what is Tablestore and what its limits are. For more information, see What is Tablestore? and Limits.

Use Tablestore

  1. Activate Tablestore. For more information, see Sign up for Tablestore.
  2. Create an instance. For more information, see Create instances.
  3. Create a table. For more information, see Create tables.
  4. Use the console to read and write data. For more information, see Read and write data in the console.
  5. To access Tablestore from an ECS instance in a VPC, bind the VPC to a Tablestore instance. For more information, see (Optional) Bind VPCs.

You can also use the console to create and use a search index. For more information, see Create and use a search index.

APIs and SDKs

Developers can call API operations or use SDKs to use Tablestore. For more information, see API Reference and SDK Reference.

Data analysis

Tablestore can be seamlessly integrated with a variety of computing engines and platforms for big data analytics to facilitate computing and analysis of data in Tablestore. For more information, see Use MaxCompute to access Tablestore.