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Step 1. Create an Instance

Last updated: 2024-01-09 14:45:02


    This document describes how to create an instance in the CKafka console.


    You have created a VPC.


    1. Log in to the CKafka console.
    2. Select Instance List on the left sidebar, click Create to go to the instance purchase page, and enter the purchase information as needed.
    Billing Mode: Pro Edition instances support both monthly subscription and pay-as-you-go billing, while Standard Edition instances only support monthly subscription.
    Specs Type: CKafka instances are divided into Standard Edition and Pro Edition based on their specifications. For the comparison between the two editions, see Product Specifications.
    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.
    Standard Edition: This edition does not support multi-AZ deployment.
    Pro Edition: If multi-AZ deployment is supported in the current region, you can select up to four AZs for deployment. For more information, see Multi-AZ Deployment.
    Product Specs: Select a model based on the peak bandwidth and disk capacity.
    Message Retention Period: Select a value between 24 and 2,160 hours. The default value is 24 hours Expired messages will be deleted to free up disk space. When the disk capacity is insufficient (that is, the disk utilization reaches 90%), previous messages will be deleted in advance to ensure service availability.
    VPC: Select a suitable VPC based on your business needs.
    Public Network Bandwidth: By default, the Standard Edition and Pro Edition instances offer 1 and 3 Mbps public network bandwidth free of charge respectively. You can pay to upgrade the public network bandwidth for your Pro Edition instance as needed For more information, see Public Network Bandwidth Management.
    Instance Name: When purchasing multiple instances, you can create instances in batches by their numeric suffix (which is numbered in ascending order) or their designated pattern string. For more information, see Naming with Consecutive Numeric Suffixes or Designated Pattern String.
    3. Click Buy Now. The created instance will be displayed in the instance list in about 3–5 minutes.
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