To manage a database, you can either use an existing instance or add a new instance.
If SSL and TLS are enabled on the cloud, do not specify the SSL CA file value while adding an instance to the cloud.
From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Databases.
The Instances page appears.
Click Add instance, and then select Cloud DB.
The Add Cloud DB instance dialog box appears.
From the Select vendor list, select a vendor where you want to create an instance.
From the Database service list, select MySQL.
From the Cloud account list, select a hypervisor.
From the Backup plan list, select a server plan.
From the Instance name list, select an instance.
In the Database user box, type the user name to access the ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL application.
In the Password box, type the password to access the ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL application.
The new instance contains a default database group. The default database group includes all the data in the Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL database. You cannot delete the default database group.