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How do I create a custom database?

There are three ways to provision a database with a custom configuration in FeatureBase Cloud.

Before you begin

What types of custom database are available?

FeatureBase provides two types of database:

Category Description Additional information
Shaped A database with fixed resources Shaped databases
Serverless A database with scalable resources Serverless databases

Naming standards

FeatureBase identifiers (including object names such as databases, tables and columns) start with a lower-case alphabetic character and can include:

  • lower-case alphabetic characters
  • numbers 0-9
  • dash - and underscore _ characters.

  • database names can be up to 300 characters in length

How do I provision a database with a custom configuration?

There are three methods to provision a custom configured database.

Method one - provision database from the homepage

This method is available only when you have no existing database

  • Click Home then CREATE under Make something custom.

Method two - provision database via the Databases page

  • Click Databases > New database
  • Name your database.

Choose from the Memory drop-down:

  • Serverless (Preview) 2GB Worker, or
Shape Memory (GB) Volume (GB) Compute (vCPU)
8GB 4 8 3
16GB 8 16 6
32GB 32 100 12
64GB 64 300 24
128GB 128 500 48
256GB 256 1200 96
512GB 512 2500 192
1024GB 1024 5000 320
2048GB 2048 10000 576
  • Click Create database.

Method 3 - provision the database using Cloud API

Next step

Further information