This topic describes how to manually restart an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance. This
applies if the number of connections exceeds the specified threshold or a performance
A restart causes a network interruption that lasts about 30 seconds. Before you restart
your RDS instance, we recommend that you make proper service arrangements. Proceed
The Basic Edition does not provide a secondary RDS instance as a hot standby for the
primary RDS instance. If the primary RDS instance unexpectedly exits, your database
service may be unavailable for a long period of time. If you change the specifications
or upgrade the database engine version of the primary RDS instance, your database
service may also be unavailable for a long period of time. If you require high service
availability, we recommend that you do not select the Basic Edition. For example,
you can select the High-availability Edition. Some primary RDS instances support the
upgrade from the Basic Edition to the High-availability Edition. For more information,
see Upgrade an RDS instance to the High-availability Edition
- Visit the RDS instance list, select a region above, and click the target instance ID.
- In the upper-right corner of the Basic Information page, click Restart Instance.
- In the message that appears, click OK.