This topic provides a quick guide on how to create and use a PolarDB-X instance.


Before you get started with PolarDB-X, make sure that you register an Alibaba Cloud account and log on to the PolarDB-X console by using the account. For more information, see Register and log on to an Alibaba Cloud account.


The first time you use PolarDB-X, we recommend that you read the following topics:

Product Introduction: provides an overview of PolarDB-X, including the terms, development history, and scenarios.

To purchase and use a PolarDB-X instance, perform the following operations.

  1. Create an instance
  2. Create a database
  3. Connect to a PolarDB-X database
  4. Basic SQL operations