Data Management (DMS) provides multiple extended features and allows you to manage ApsaraDB for Redis instances by using commands or interfaces.

Background information

DMS is an all-in-one data management service that supports multiple relational databases and NoSQL databases. The service offers features such as data management, schema management, user authorization, security audit, data trend analysis, and data tracking. DMS is also an easy-to-use data management service that enhances data security, improves management efficiency, and maximizes the value of data.


  1. Use DMS to log on to ApsaraDB for Redis instances.
  2. Perform operations in the specified region based on your business requirements.
    Figure 1. DMS interface
    DMS interface
    Number Area Description
    1 Section in which you can select a database that you want to manage Double-click database names to switch ApsaraDB for Redis databases.
    2 A visual interface used to manage databases Manage keys in Redis databases:
    • Add keys: Click New. On the right-side tab, specify the key name, type, time to live (TTL) or timeout period, and key value, and then click Submit.
    • Delete keys: In the list of keys, click the keys that you want to delete, and click Delete. You can hold down the Shift key and click to select consecutive keys.
    • Search for keys: Enter the key name in the search box and click the Search icon.
    • Modify keys: In the list of keys, double-click the key that you want to modify, enter a key value and TTL on the right-side tab, click Submit, and then click Execute.
      Note You cannot modify key names and types.
    3 Extended feature section This section provides you with access to extended features. The following features are supported:
    • DAS entry point icon (DAS shortcut): provides real-time information about performance and instance sessions. The feature allows you to obtain performance information about ApsaraDB for Redis databases in real time. For more information, see View real-time performance metrics and View sessions of an ApsaraDB for Redis instance.
    • Operations audit icon (operations audit): provides information about all queries and change records. The feature allows you to query information about operations, such as the details of an individual operation, the user that performed the operation, and the time when the operation was performed. For more information, see Audit operations.
    • Sharing icon (sharing): allows you to share the console and commands of the database with relevant staff. For more information, see Share the SQLConsole tab or a ticket.
    4 Section in which you can run commands Enter the command that you want to run, for example, DBSIZE, and click Execute to view the result and history information about the execution.
    Notice DMS has limits on Redis commands. For more information, see Commands supported by DMS.