This topic describes the prerequisites, benefits, billing, and additional considerations for using Database Autonomy Service (DAS) Professional Edition.

Prerequisites

  • ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances of the High-availability Edition and PolarDB for MySQL instances can be accessed from DAS Professional Edition.
  • DAS Professional Edition is available for database instances that are deployed in the China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Qingdao), China (Beijing), China (Shenzhen), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Hohhot), Singapore (Singapore), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), and Indonesia (Jakarta) regions.

Benefits

  • DAS Professional Edition aggregates and analyzes the SQL Explorer-collected data by client IP address in SQL templates per minute. This increases your data loading speed.
  • DAS Professional Edition provides security audit features to ensure the security of data in your databases. The security audit features can help you identify high-risk SQL statements, detect SQL injection attacks, and identify new access sources.

Billing

Basic fee: CNY 40/instance/month

Note
  • If your instances are deployed in the China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Qingdao), China (Beijing), China (Shenzhen), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Hohhot), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), and Indonesia (Jakarta) regions, DAS offers 5 GB of free storage for SQL Explorer. If you use more than 5 GB of storage, you are charged for the excess storage at CNY 0.008 per GB per hour.
  • If your instances are deployed in the Singapore (Singapore) region, DAS offers 3 GB of free storage for SQL Explorer. If you use more than 3 GB of storage, you are charged for the excess storage at CNY 0.0122 per GB per hour.

Additional considerations

  • After you purchase DAS Professional Edition, the following issues may occur due to limits on the edition:
    • DAS cannot access self-managed databases.
    • DAS cannot access ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL Basic Edition instances but can access ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL High-availability Edition instances.
  • After you purchase DAS Professional Edition, all the supported features of SQL Explorer are enabled by default. In addition, the following value-added services are provided:
    • SQL Explorer precomputes, analyzes, aggregates, and stores all the data by minute so that you can obtain the results in a short period of time.
    • DAS Professional Edition provides features that include high-risk SQL identification, SQL injection detection, SQL exception detection, new SQL identification, and new access source identification.
      Note For more information about the supported features of SQL Explorer, see Search and SQL request behavior identification.
  • You can purchase DAS Professional Edition only once for each Alibaba Cloud account. For more information about how to purchase DAS Professional Edition, see Purchase DAS Professional Edition.
  • After DAS Professional Edition is purchased, the SQL storage duration defaults to one month for your instances.
  • You can change the configuration of the parameters for your instances. This allows you to increase the number of available instances that are supported by DAS Professional Edition. However, you cannot downgrade configurations or apply for a refund.