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Buy a DRDS instance

Last Updated: Jun 01, 2020

This topic describes how to buy and create a DRDS instance.


  1. You can enter the DRDS instance purchase portal via any one of the following two methods:

    • Method 1
    1. Log on the Alibaba Cloud homepage.
    2. Move the mouse to Products>Database>Relational Database in sequence, click on DRDS(the Distributed Relational Database Service), to enter the DRDS product home page.
    3. On the DRDS product home page, click Buy Now to enter the DRDS instance purchase page, and follow the prompts to purchase the DRDS instance.
    • Method 2
    1. Log in to the DRDS console.
    2. At the upper right corner of the console page, click Create Instance to enter the DRDS instance purchase page.
  2. On the purchase page, select the payment method and corresponding instance specifications as needed, and click Buy Now.

  3. After confirming the order and checking Distributed Relational Database Service (DRDS) Monthly Subscription Agreement of Service, click Pay. After the payment is completed, you need to wait 1-5 minutes to start the service.

  4. After the instance is created, you can return back to the Intsances page of the DRDS console to view the purchased DRDS instance. If you need to create a database for an instance, see Creating a DRDS database.