Purpose

This topic describes how to create an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance, specify its basic settings, and connect to the instance.This document can help you understand the basics of purchasing and using an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.

Quick start flowchart

If you use ApsaraDB for MongoDB for the first time, you can start with Before you start and ApsaraDB for MongoDB console.

The following figure shows the operations that you must perform when you purchase and use an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.