Starting from September 20, 2020, snapshot backups will be charged based on the pay-as-you-go billing method. In addition, promotional discounts will be issued based on a predefined schedule. This applies to ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL instances with standard or enhanced SSDs.

Effective date

September 20, 2020

Billing

You are charged at an hourly rate for snapshot backups based on the pay-as-you-go billing method. For more information, see Pricing of Snapshot Backups for ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL Instances.

Promotional discounts

  • If your RDS instance uses standard or enhanced SSDs, you are offered a free quota for backup storage. The free quota is equal to 200% of the purchased storage capacity.
  • The price of backup storage used for snapshot backups is about 75% lower when standard or enhanced SSDs are used than when local SSDs are used.

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