This topic describes the parameters on the Alibaba Cloud Logstash buy page. You can refer to this topic to purchase a Logstash cluster.

Parameters

Parameter Description
Billing Method Logstash provides two billing methods: subscription and pay-as-you-go. You can select a billing method based on your requirements.
  • Pay-as-you-go: We recommend that you purchase pay-as-you-go clusters for program development or functional tests.

    You can choose More > Release in the Actions column that corresponds to a cluster to release it.

  • Subscription: Discounts are offered for subscription clusters based on subscription duration. After you purchase a subscription cluster, you can request a refund within five days. Refunds are not provided five days after the date of purchase.

    Manual renewal and auto-renewal are supported. For more information, see Renew a cluster. Subscription clusters cannot be manually released in the console.

Region For information about supported regions, see Regions and zones.
Zone For more information about supported zones, see Regions and zones.
Network Type The value of this parameter can only be VPC.
VPC Select a virtual private cloud (VPC) in the current region.
Notice If you want to use an Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instance to access your Logstash cluster in a VPC, make sure that the ECS instance and Logstash cluster are connected to the same VPC.
VSwitch After you select a VPC, all the available vSwitches in the current zone are displayed.
Cluster Type Only Standard Edition is supported.
Logstash Version 7.4 and 6.7 are supported.
Node Specifications Logstash provides different node specifications based on the following vCPU-to-memory ratios: 1:1, 1:2, 1:4, and 1:8. The actual specifications in the console shall prevail.
  • 1:1: 4 vCPUs and 4 GiB of memory, 8 vCPUs and 8 GiB of memory, 12 vCPUs and 12 GiB of memory, and 16 vCPUs and 16 GiB of memory
  • 1:2: 2 vCPUs and 4 GiB of memory, 16 vCPUs and 32 GiB of memory, and 32 vCPUs and 64 GiB of memory
  • 1:4: 2 vCPUs and 8 GiB of memory, 4 vCPUs and 16 GiB of memory, 8 vCPUs and 32 GiB of memory, and 16 vCPUs and 64 GiB of memory
  • 1:8: 2 vCPUs and 16 GiB of memory, 4 vCPUs and 32 GiB of memory, and 8 vCPUs and 64 GiB of memory
Disk Type Valid values:
  • Standard SSD: This is the default value. A standard SSD provides a maximum of 2,048 GiB of storage space. Standard SSDs are suitable for online data analytics and searches that require high IOPS and quick responses.
  • Ultra Disk: An ultra disk provides a maximum of 5,120 GiB of storage space. Ultra disks are cost-effective and are suitable for scenarios such as logging and analyzing large volumes of data.
Storage Space per Node The storage space of each node. It depends on the disk type. Unit: GiB.
  • If the disk type is Standard SSD, the value of this parameter ranges from 20 to 2048.
  • If the disk type is Ultra Disk, the maximum value of this parameter is 5120.
    Notice You can resize an ultra disk to a maximum of 2,048 GiB. Ultra disks with a storage space larger than 2,560 GiB cannot be resized because these disks are designed to run in disk arrays or RAID 0.
Nodes The number of nodes that you want to purchase. Valid values: 1 to 20.
Duration This parameter is displayed only when Billing Method is set to Subscription. The default value of this parameter is 1 Month. Valid values: 1 Month, 2 Months, 3 Months, 4 Months, 5 Months, 6 Months, 7 Months, 8 Months, 9 Months, 1 Year, 2 Years, and 3 Years.

Regions and zones

Country/District Region Zone
China China (Beijing) Zone C, Zone D, Zone E, Zone F, Zone G, Zone H, and Zone J
China (Hangzhou) Zone E, Zone F, Zone G, Zone H, Zone I, and Zone J
China (Qingdao) Zone B and Zone C
China (Shanghai) Zone B, Zone D, Zone E, Zone F, and Zone G
China (Shenzhen) Zone A, Zone B, Zone C, Zone D, Zone E, and Zone F
China (Zhangjiakou) Zone A, Zone B, and Zone C
China (Hong Kong) Zone B, Zone C, and Zone D
Asia Pacific Singapore (Singapore) Zone A, Zone B, and Zone C
Australia (Sydney) Zone A and Zone B
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) Zone A and Zone B
Indonesia (Jakarta) Zone A and Zone B
Japan (Tokyo) Zone A and Zone B
Europe & Americas US (Virginia) Zone A and Zone B
US (Silicon Valley) Zone A and Zone B
Germany (Frankfurt) Zone A and Zone B
UK (London) Zone A and Zone B
Middle East and India India (Mumbai) Zone A and Zone B