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Last Updated: Jul 07, 2020


Database Autonomy Service (DAS) is a cloud service that implements self-perception, self-repair, self-optimization, self-O&M, and self-security features for databases based on machine learning and expert experience. DAS allows you to simplify database management and eliminate service failures that are caused by manual operations. This helps you ensure the stability, the security, and the efficiency of database services.

This topic describes how to connect database instances, view monitoring and alerting data, and use the SQL insight feature.

Target audiences

The procedures described in this topic are intended for the audiences who have the following needs:

  • Use DAS for the first time to monitor database instances. For more information about how to connect database instances, see Connect database instances.

  • Monitor the instances of user-created databases, such as the databases hosted by Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instances, on-premises data centers, and other clouds.

  • Monitor the ApsaraDB for RDS database instances that run on the Alibaba Cloud platform.

  • Customize clusters. For more information, see Manage clusters.

  • View the performance details of clusters and instances. For more information, see Monitor instances.

  • Customize alert rules and alert contacts. For more information, see Configure alert rules.

Quick start

  1. Log on to the DAS console.

  2. Optional. Purchase Data Management (DMS) Pro.

  3. Connect database instances.

  4. Optional. Create a cluster.

  5. Use the following basic features:

  6. Use the following features of DAS Professional Edition: