This topic describes how to create and use an ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX instance.

Quick start flowchart

If this is the first time that you use ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the limits of ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX. For more information, see Limits of ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX.

The following flowchart shows the operations that you must perform before you use an ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX instance.

General process to use RDS
  1. Create an ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX instance
  2. Configure an IP address whitelist or security group for an ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX instance
  3. Apply for or release a public endpoint for an ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX instance
  4. Create a database and account on an ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB instance
  5. Connect to an ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX instance