Updated on 2023-09-26 GMT+08:00

Buying a Same DB Instance as an Existing DB Instance


This section describes how to quickly buy a DB instance with the same configurations as the selected one.

  • You can buy DB instances with the same configurations numerous times.
  • This function is unavailable for read replicas.


  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner and select a region and a project.
  3. Click in the upper left corner of the page and choose Databases > Relational Database Service.
  4. On the Instances page, locate the target DB instance and choose More > Buy Same DB Instance in the Operation column.
  5. On the displayed page, the configurations are the same as those of the selected DB instance. You can change them as required. Then, click Next.

    For details about how to buy an RDS for PostgreSQL DB instance, see Buying a DB Instance.

  6. Confirm the instance specifications.

    • For pay-per-use DB instances, click Submit.
    • For yearly/monthly DB instances, click Pay Now.

  7. Refresh the DB instance list and view the status of the DB instance. If the status is Available, it has been created successfully.

    You can manage the DB instance on the Instances page.