Create a serverless database with Vector Search
You are required to create a serverless Astra database with Vector Search before using its capacities to work with data. Details to consider precede the procedural steps.
As you create a serverless Astra database with Vector Search, fill out the required fields according to these rules:
Database Name: Name your database something meaningful. The database name cannot be altered after the database is created.
Name your keyspace to reflect your data model; where all of your tables are stored within the database.
You cannot name your keyspace
Use only alphanumeric characters and no more than 48 total characters.
The Vector Search examples use
vsearch as the keyspace name.
Provider: Choose a provider from one of the three major cloud providers; Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud (GCP), or Microsoft Azure.
When using the free plan, only the Google Cloud region is available for a serverless Astra database with Vector Search.
Region: The region associated with the chosen provider automatically populates this field.
Configure the basic details to create a serverless Astra database with Vector Search.
In your Astra DB dashboard, select Create Database.
Select Serverless (with Vector).
Enter your database details:
Choose a Provider.
Select Create Database.
When this database is active, a green notification appears at the top of your screen. Your Astra database with Vector Search is ready to use for your content.