This topic describes the environment that is used to test the performance of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance.

  • The ECS and RDS instances that you use for testing must reside in the same zone of the same region. All the tests must be performed in Zone I of the China (Hangzhou) region.
  • The ECS and RDS instances that you use for testing must use the VPC network type and reside in the same VPC.
  • The ECS instance that you use for testing must meet the following requirements:
    • The ECS instance must use the ecs.g6.8xlarge instance type.
    • The ECS instance must run the 64-bit CentOS 7.4 operating system.
    Note The ECS instance uses high specifications to ensure that it does not limit the optimal performance of the RDS instance during testing.
  • The RDS instance that you use for testing must meet the following requirements: