DATABASES  /  Cloud DBaaS  /  2 - Activating and managing a service  /  Creating a service

2.1 Creating a service

Cloud DBaaS does not let you:
  • switch from shared resources to dedicated resources and vice versa;
  • switch from a MySQL license to a Microsoft SQL Server license and vice versa;
  • change the license version.

To create a Cloud DBaaS, follow these steps:
  • sign in to the Control Panel;
  • select DATABASES from the menu;
  • in Manage Cloud DBaaS, click on ADD SERVICE;
  • this will take you to the Configure your DBaaS section.

To create a shared Cloud DBaaS with a MySQL database, follow these steps:
 
At step 1 Choose DBaaS type, select SHARED resources.

At step 2 Choose Database, select MySQL.
  • Choose the database version.
  • Specify the storage capacity: the system will set the minimum size to 1 GB, and the storage value can be increased to a maximum of 100 GB.
     
    With Cloud DBaaS it is not possible to downgrade the resources configured during setup. Resources can only be upgraded.
  • Tell the system what to do if the limit in the selected plan is exceeded. There are 2 options:
    • The excess storage resources will be charged on a pay-per-use basis.
    • Exceeding the limit will not be permitted.
       
      The status of the Cloud DBaaS will be changed to Limited and only certain features will be enabled.
At step 3 Configuration, assign:
  • Service name - the name of the service
  • Password - the user's password
     
    For more information on the rules for creating names and passwords, please see the guide.
Click on CONTINUE.

Check the settings configured in the Summary of your DBaaS.

Confirm by clicking CREATE DBAAS.

Your Cloud DBaaS will now appear in the Manage Cloud DBaaS page.
To create a shared Cloud DBaaS with a Microsoft SQL Server database, follow these steps:
 
At step 1 Choose DBaaS type, select SHARED resources.

At step 2 Choose Database, select Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Choose the database version.
  • Specify the storage capacity: the system will set the minimum size to 1 GB, and the storage value can be increased to a maximum of 100 GB.
     
    With Cloud DBaaS it is not possible to downgrade the resources configured during setup. Resources can only be upgraded.
At step 3 Configuration, assign:
  • Service name - the name of the service
  • Password - the user's password
     
    For more information on the rules for creating names and passwords, please see the guide.
Click on CONTINUE.

Check the settings configured in the Summary of your DBaaS.
Confirm by clicking CREATE DBAAS.

Your Cloud DBaaS will now appear in the Manage Cloud DBaaS page.
To create a dedicated Cloud DBaaS with a MySQL database, follow these steps:
 
At step 1 Choose DBaaS type, select DEDICATED resources.

At step 2 Choose Database, select MySQL.
  • Choose the database version.
At step 3 Customize service, set the values for the resources.
  • vCPUs: specify the number of vCPUs: the system will set the minimum quantity to 1, which can be increased to a maximum of 24.
  • RAM: specify the value for your RAM: the system will set the minimum value to 1 GB, which can be increased to a maximum of 72 GB.
  • Storage: specify your storage capacity: the system will set the minimum size to 10 GB, which can be increased to a maximum of 500 GB in blocks of 10 GB.
With Cloud DBaaS it is not possible to downgrade the resources configured during setup. Resources can only be upgraded.

At step 4 Configuration, assign:
  • Service name - the name of the service
  • Database name - the name of the database
  • Username (admin) - the username
  • Password - the user's password
     
    For more information on the rules for creating names and passwords, please see the guide.
Click on CONTINUE.

Check the settings configured in the Summary of your DBaaS.

Confirm by clicking CREATE DBAAS.

Your Cloud DBaaS will now appear in the Manage Cloud DBaaSpage.
To create a shared Cloud DBaaS with a Microsoft SQL Server database, follow these steps:
 
At step 1 Choose DBaaS type, select DEDICATED resources.

At step 2 Choose Database, select Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Choose the database version.
At step 3 Customize service, set the values for the resources.
  • Licenses: specify the number of licenses linked to the Microsoft SQL Server version: the system sets the quantity to 4 licenses and this cannot be changed.
  • vCPUs: specify the number of vCPUs: the system will set the minimum quantity to 4, which can be increased to a maximum of 16.
  • RAM: specify the value for your RAM: the system will set the minimum value to 12 GB, which can be increased to a maximum of 50 GB.
  • Storage: specify your storage capacity: the system will set the minimum size to 100 GB, which can be increased to a maximum of 1,000 GB in blocks of 10 GB.
With Cloud DBaaS it is not possible to downgrade the resources configured during setup. Resources can only be upgraded.

At step 4 Configuration, assign:
  • Service name - the name of the service
  • Database name - the name of the database
  • Username (admin) - the username
  • Password - the user's password
     
    For more information on the rules for creating names and passwords, please see the guide.
Click on CONTINUE.

Check the settings configured in the Summary of your DBaaS.

Confirm by clicking CREATE DBAAS.

Your Cloud DBaaS will now appear in the Manage Cloud DBaaS page.