This topic describes how to select the series type and specification of an ApsaraDB for Redis instance. This topic also helps you learn how to create, connect to, develop, and manage an ApsaraDB for Redis instance.

Use an ApsaraDB for Redis instance

Step Description
Step 1: Create an ApsaraDB for Redis instance ApsaraDB for Redis provides multiple types and architectures to meet different requirements. You can refer to the relevant topics and create an ApsaraDB for Redis instance.
Step 2: Set an IP address whitelist Before you use an ApsaraDB for Redis instance, you must add the IP addresses of the clients that are used to access the ApsaraDB for Redis instance to an IP address whitelist of the instance.
Step 3: Connect to an ApsaraDB for Redis instance You can use Data Management (DMS), a Redis client, or the redis-cli tool to connect to an ApsaraDB for Redis instance.
Step 4: Develop and manage an ApsaraDB for Redis instance You can use the ApsaraDB for Redis console, API operations, or SDKs to manage an ApsaraDB for Redis instance. For more information, see ApsaraDB for Redis console and Usage notes for Alibaba Cloud SDK for Java.