Self-Service Operations

Overview

Self-service operations allow you to configure, delete, or scale your database service.

Compatibility

  • Enterprise Server Single Node

  • Enterprise Server With Replica(s)

  • Xpand Distributed SQL

  • ColumnStore Data Warehouse

Stop a Service

Service - Stop

Service - Stop
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To stop a service:

  1. Log in to the Unified Portal.

  2. Click the "MANAGE" button (at right) for the desired service.

  3. Choose the "Stop Service" menu item.

  4. Click the "Yes, Stop this service" button to confirm this operation.

The service will be stopped. You will only be charged for storage on a stopped service.

Notifications will be generated when this operation is initiated and when the operation is performed.

Start a Service

Service - Start

Service - Start
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To start a service:

  1. Log in to the Unified Portal.

  2. Click the "MANAGE" button (at right) for the desired service.

  3. Choose the "Start Service" menu item.

  4. Click the "Yes, Start this service" button to confirm this operation.

The service will be started. Service start may take up to 15 minutes. The normal billing cycle for the service will resume.

Notifications will be generated when this operation is initiated and when the operation is performed.

Scale Nodes In/Out

Service - Horizontal Scaling

Service - Horizontal Scaling
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Horizontal scaling is performed by scaling nodes In (reducing node count) or Out (increasing node count).

To scale nodes horizontally:

  1. Log in to the Unified Portal.

  2. Identify the service you want to scale. Services must be in a "Healthy" state to scale.

  3. Click the "MANAGE" button (at right) for the desired service.

  4. Choose the "Scale nodes in/out" menu item.

  5. Change the node count to the desired value.

  6. Optionally, you can check the "Auto-scale nodes horizontally" checkbox to enable Autonomous features for this service.

  7. Click the "Apply Changes" button.

The service immediately goes into scaling status.

Notifications will be generated when this operation is initiated and when the operation is performed.

Scale Nodes Up/Down

Service - Vertical Scaling

Service - Vertical Scaling
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Vertical scaling is performed by scaling nodes Up (increasing node size) or Down (decreasing node size).

To scale nodes vertically:

  1. Log in to the Unified Portal.

  2. Identify the service you want to scale. Services must be in a "Healthy" state to scale.

  3. Click the "MANAGE" button (at right) for the desired service.

  4. Choose the "Scale nodes up/down" menu item.

  5. Change the node count to the desired value.

  6. Optionally, you can check the "Auto-scale nodes vertically" checkbox to enable Autonomous features for this service.

  7. Click the "Apply Changes" button.

The service immediately goes into scaling status.

Notifications will be generated when this operation is initiated and when the operation is performed.

Delete Service

Service - Delete

Service - Delete
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To delete a service:

  1. Log in to the Unified Portal.

  2. Identify the service you want to delete.

  3. Click the "MANAGE" button (at right) for that service.

  4. Choose the "Delete Service" menu item.

  5. Read the warning and follow the provided instructions to confirm your delete operation.

  6. Click "Yes, delete".

Your service and all its data will be deleted. This operation is non-reversible.

Notifications will be generated when this operation is initiated and when the operation is performed.