DataWorks provides four advanced editions: Standard Edition, Professional Edition, Enterprise Edition, and Ultimate Edition. You can choose the edition that is most suitable for your business needs.

Notice
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  • To use the advanced features of DataWorks, you must first activate the subscription billing method of DataWorks.
  • The DataWorks services that are deployed for DataWorks advanced editions differ between regions. For more information, see Feature comparison among DataWorks editions.
  • Only one DataWorks advanced edition can be purchased in a region at a time. You can purchase another edition in the same region only after the purchased edition expires and is released.
Edition Description
Basic Edition After you activate DataWorks based on the pay-as-you-go billing method, DataWorks Basic Edition is available free of charge. Based on this edition, you can perform basic data migration to the cloud, data development and scheduling, and simple data governance.
Standard Edition In addition to the features that are provided by DataWorks Basic Edition, DataWorks Standard Edition provides more professional data governance features, along with the enhanced intelligent editor and Data Integration features.
Professional Edition In addition to the features that are provided by DataWorks Standard Edition, DataWorks Professional Edition provides more professional data security features and enhanced data governance and data service features. You can directly use these features rather than developing code to implement data governance and data security.
Enterprise Edition In addition to the features that are provided by DataWorks Professional Edition, DataWorks Enterprise Edition adds the Data Asset Management service. Based on this edition, you can install components and call some API operations in App Studio of DataWorks. This edition also supports custom development on the cloud.
Ultimate Edition In addition to the features that are provided by DataWorks Enterprise Edition, DataWorks Ultimate Edition allows you to customize the DataWorks console, logo, and theme. It also provides the metadata backflow service. Based on this edition, you can build your own Data Mid-End.

Prices for different editions

Edition Price
Basic Edition USD 0/month
Standard Edition USD 387/month
Professional Edition USD 774/month
Enterprise Edition USD 3,096/month
Ultimate Edition USD 309,552/year (Contact Alibaba Cloud)

Features of different editions

You can select the edition that best suits your needs by comparing their features. For more information, see Feature comparison among DataWorks editions.

Upgrade and renewal

  • Upgrade

    An advanced edition can be upgraded to a more advanced edition. You need to pay only the price difference for the remaining portion of the billing cycle.

  • Renewal

    You can renew an advanced edition before it expires or within 360 hours after it expires. If you do not renew your advanced edition within 360 hours after it expires, its advanced features are disabled. For more information about the downgrade rules for specific features of advanced editions, see Function downgrades of DataWorks advanced editions upon expiration.

Service suspension and downgrade

Alibaba Cloud sends expiration notifications to the mobile number and email address that are bound to your Alibaba Cloud account and sends you internal messages 8 days, 12 days, and 14 days before your purchased advanced edition expires, such as Standard Edition, Professional Edition, Enterprise Edition, or Ultimate Edition.

If you do not renew your advanced edition within 15 days after it expires, its advanced features are disabled 15 days after the expiration and the advanced edition is downgraded to Basic Edition. For more information about the downgrade rules for specific features of advanced editions, see Function downgrades of DataWorks advanced editions upon expiration.

If you still need to use the advanced edition after downgrade, go to the buy page of DataWorks advanced editions (subscription) to purchase it again.