Database Services

ApsaraDB for RDS


Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for RDS (Relational Database Service) is an on-demand database service that frees you up from the administrative task of managing a database, and leaves you with more time to focus on your core business. ApsaraDB for RDS is a ready-to-use service that is offered on MySQL, SQL Server and PostgreSQL. RDS handles routine database tasks such as provisioning, patch up, backup, recovery, failure detection and repair.

ApsaraDB for RDS can also protect against network attacks and intercept SQL injections, brute force attacks and other types of database attacks.


Customer Testimonials





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“The real-time data read/write capabilities and elastic computing services of Alibaba Cloud has enhanced customer experience and reduced operation and maintenance costs."


Highly Available

  • Guarantees up to 99.9% of business availability.
  • Provides automatic failover in case primary instances are not available.
  • Offers remote and local disaster recovery.
  • Ensures reliability with automated backups, snapshots and automatic host replacement.


  • Protects against network attacks.
  • Provides real-time monitoring of traffic at network entry level.
  • Intercepts SQL injection, brute force attacks and other types of database attacks.
  • Provides second level data recovery in the case of system failures.


  • Provides real-time monitoring and instance alerts.
  • Easy-to-use dashboards allow you to schedule inspections and customize metrics.


  • Supports up to 20,000 IOPS and 2TB storage for each instance.
  • Supports read-only instances with expandable read capacity using ApsaraDB for RDS for MySQL database.


  • Cost-effective and with no upfront cost or long-term commitment.
  • Offers flexible payment options including Monthly Subscription and Pay-As-You-Go.