You can create or purchase a AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL instance by using one of the following methods:

  • Create an instance in the AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL console.
  • Purchase an instance on the AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL Purchase Page.

This document describes the detailed steps for creating a AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL instance in the console.

Billing method

AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL only supports the Pay-As-You-Go method.


You have registered an account and signed up.


  1. Log on to the AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL console.
  2. Click Create Instance.

  3. Select the instance configuration. The options include:

    • Region and zone: for guidance on how to select, see Regions and zones.

    • Engine: the database type. Only supports Storage Included.

    • Instance Class: the instance type. It is the unit of computing resources. Different classes have different storage spaces and computing capabilities. For details, see Instance types.

    • Instance Groups: the number of purchased instances. The minimum is two. More groups provide higher linear performance.

  4. Confirm your order information, and then click Buy Now.

  5. Click Activate to activate the instance.

  6. Go to the Instance List page of AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL console to view the newly created instance.

Note The instance initialization takes some time. You can perform subsequent operations only after the instance status becomes Running.

Related API

API Description
CreateDBInstance Creates a database instance.