This topic introduces the promotional offers and price adjustments of ApsaraDB for RDS.

Promotional offers

For more information, visit Alibaba Cloud Databases.

Price adjustments

Note The prices provided in this topic are for reference only. If you want to know the actual prices, go to the ApsaraDB for RDS console.
Effective date Item Description
September 20, 2020 Snapshot backups for ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL instances that are equipped with standard or enhanced SSDs
  • A free tier of storage space that is two times the total storage capacity of your RDS instance is provided to store these snapshot backups.
  • The prices of the storage space used for these snapshot backups are about 75% lower compared with backups on local SSDs.

For more information, see Prices of ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL snapshot backups.

April 1, 2020 Snapshot backups for ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances that are equipped with standard or enhanced SSDs
  • The retention period of these snapshot backups is extended to more than seven days. (Before April 1, 2020, these snapshot backups can be retained only for up to seven days.)
  • A free tier of storage space that is two times the total storage capacity of your RDS instance is provided to store these snapshot backups.
  • The prices of the storage space used for these snapshot backups are about 75% lower compared with backups on local SSDs.

For more information, see Prices of ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL snapshot backups.

March 13, 2020 Read-only ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server 2017 instances The prices of these instances are reduced by 30% if these instances use pay-as-you-go billing and fall into the dedicated instance family.
January 15, 2020 A new version is available. for ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL For more information about the prices of the dedicated proxy feature, see Prices of ApsaraDB for RDS dedicated proxies.
October 21, 2019 ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL instances equipped with standard or enhanced SSDs The prices of these instances have dropped by 40% on average and up to 67% in all Alibaba Cloud regions. For more information, see Prices of ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL instances equipped with standard or enhanced SSDs.
October 15, 2019 ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances equipped with standard or enhanced SSDs The prices of these instances have dropped by 30% on average and up to 67% in all Alibaba Cloud regions. For more information, see Prices of ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances equipped with standard or enhanced SSDs.