Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch offers two editions: Standard Edition and Advanced Edition. The two editions support different versions. This topic describes how to view the edition and version of an Elasticsearch cluster and provides comparisons between various editions and versions.
View the edition and version of a cluster
You can view the edition and version of your cluster on the Basic Information page of the cluster in the Elasticsearch console. For more information, see View the basic information of a cluster.
|Item||Standard Edition||Advanced Edition|
|Scenarios||All scenarios are supported, such as log analysis, searches, and data analysis.||
The following scenarios are supported:
|Supported versions||V5.5, V5.6, V6.3, V6.7, V6.8, V7.4, and V7.7 are supported.||Only V6.7 is supported.|
|Billing mode||You are charged for your cluster based on the specifications, storage, and number of nodes in the cluster.||You are charged for your cluster based on the specifications and number of nodes in the cluster and the storage used by hot data.|
|Open source Elasticsearch version||Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch version||Feature change|
|5.x||V5.5 and V5.6||
For more information, see Breaking changes in 5.0.
|6.x||V6.3, V6.7, and V6.8||
For more information, see Breaking changes in 6.0.
|7.x||V7.4 and V7.7||
For more information, see Breaking changes in 7.0.