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Creating Instance

Last updated: 2024-01-09 14:47:31


    This document describes how to create instances and topics in the CKafka console.


    1. Log in to the CKafka console.
    2. Click Instance List on the left sidebar and click Create to enter the purchase page.
    3. On the instance purchase page, set the configuration information for purchase based on your actual needs.
    Billing Mode: Pro Edition instances support both monthly subscription and pay-as-you-go, while Standard Edition instances support monthly subscription only.
    Specs Type: Select the Standard or Pro Edition based on your business needs.
    Kafka Version: Select a Kafka version based on your business needs. For more information, see Suggestions for CKafka Version Selection.
    Region: Select a region close to the resource for client deployment.
    AZ: Select an AZ based on your actual needs.
    Standard Edition: This edition does not support multi-AZ deployment.
    Pro Edition: If the current region supports multi-AZ deployment, you can select up to three AZs for deployment. For more information on multi-AZ deployment, see Multi-AZ Deployment.
    Product Specification: Select a model based on the peak bandwidth and disk capacity.
    Message Retention: Select a value between 24 and 2,160 hours. When the disk capacity is insufficient (that is, the disk utilization reaches 90%), old messages will be deleted in advance to ensure the service availability.
    VPC: If you need to access other VPCs, you can modify the routing access rules as instructed in Adding Routing Policy.
    Public Network Bandwidth: CKafka provides 3 Mbps public network bandwidth free of charge by default. CKafka Pro Edition allows you to increase the bandwidth of the public network. You can pay for more public network bandwidth if you require it.
    Tag: It is optional. For more information, see Tag Overview.
    Instance Name: When purchasing multiple instances, you can batch create instances by its numeric suffix (which is numbered in an ascending order) or its designated pattern string. For detailed directions, see Naming with Consecutive Numeric Suffixes or Designated Pattern String.
    Auto-Renewal: The instance and public network bandwidth will be automatically renewed monthly if the account balance is sufficient.
    4. You can view detailed billable items by hovering over the configuration fees in the bottom-right corner.
    5. Click Buy Now to complete the instance creation process.
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