This topic describes the procedure for using Dedicated Host (DDH) to help you quickly get started.
Before you begin
- Create an Alibaba Cloud account.
- Bind a credit card or a PayPal account to your Alibaba Cloud account.
- Complete real-name verification before you purchase Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instances in the Chinese mainland. For more information, see Real-name verification FAQs.
- Before you begin
Before you use the DDH service, make sure that you have created an Alibaba Cloud account and provided required account information.
- Create a dedicated host
A dedicated host is a cloud host whose physical resources are dedicated to a single tenant. As the only tenant of a host, you do not need to share its physical resources with other tenants.
- Create an ECS instance on a dedicated host
You can create an ECS instance on a dedicated host to deploy your services on the ECS instance. Physical resources such as CPU, memory, network interface controller are all dedicated to you for higher security.