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GaussDB(for openGauss)

GaussDB(for openGauss) is an enterprise-grade distributed relational database developed by Huawei based on the openGauss ecosystem. It  supports petabytes of storage, with more than 1,000 nodes supported per DB instance.

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GaussDB(for openGauss) knowledge for users from beginner level to expert level


GaussDB(for openGauss) is highly available, secure, and scalable and provides enterprise-grade capabilities including quick deployment, backup, restoration, monitoring, and alarms.

Service Overview


After creating a GaussDB(for openGauss) instance, you can connect to it using several methods. After the connection, you can import and export data, and create databases and database accounts.

Connection Management


GaussDB(for openGauss) API Reference describes how to use application programming interfaces (APIs) to perform operations on instances, such as instance creation, scaling, query, parameter modifications, and deletion.

API Reference


You can flexibly select billing modes and specifications for GaussDB (for openGauss) instances based on application scenarios.

Buying a DB Instance

Be a Power User

A DB instance is an isolated database environment running in the cloud. It is the basic building block of GaussDB(for openGauss). A DB instance can contain multiple user-created databases, and you can access it using the same tools and applications that you use with an independent DB instance.

Common Operations

Backup and Restoration

Parameter Template Management

Monitoring and Alarming