This topic provides answers to some commonly asked questions about the pricing of Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch clusters.

Are discounts offered for Elasticsearch clusters?

For the same period of use, subscription Elasticsearch clusters offer a better price-point than pay-as-you-go Elasticsearch clusters. For subscription Elasticsearch clusters, higher discounts are offered on subscriptions of one or more years. Typically, the discounts offered are 15% off for one year, 30% off for two years, and 50% off for three years.

Will a subscription Elasticsearch cluster be automatically released after it expires?

If you do not enable auto-renewal, your subscription Elasticsearch cluster will be automatically released after it expires. For more information about how to enable auto-renewal, see Enable auto renewal.

How do I enable manual renewal for an Elasticsearch cluster?

Manual renewal applies only to subscription Elasticsearch clusters. For more information, see Manually renew an Elasticsearch cluster and Disable auto renewal.

How do I enable auto-renewal for an Elasticsearch cluster?

Auto-renewal applies only to subscription Elasticsearch clusters. For more information, see Enable auto renewal.

Is the X-Pack plug-in provided by Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch free of charge?

Yes. Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch integrates the X-Pack plug-in.

What is the pricing of Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch for local deployment?

Go to the homepage of Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch for local deployment and click Consulting Now. Then, enter and submit related information. We will contact you within two business days.