Getting Started with Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL

To get started with Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL, set up the Command Center, complete the database setup wizard, configure entities, create alerts, perform a backup and a restore, and then create additional database groups.

Step 1: Set Up the Command Center

Set up the Command Center in your CommCell environment. For more information, see Setting Up the Command Center.

Step 2: Complete the Database Setup Wizard

Configure the database application by completing the Database Setup Wizard.

Step 3: Configure Entities

  1. Add an access node.

  2. Add a hypervisor.

  3. Add an instance.

  4. Add a database group for content that have different backup requirements.

Step 4: Create Alerts

Create alerts to receive automatic notification about operations, such as failed jobs.

Step 5: Perform the First Backup and Restore

  1. Back up a database group.

  2. Restore one or more databases.