This topic describes how the dedicated proxies of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance are billed.


From January 15, 2020 to August 31, 2020, you were provided with one dedicated proxy free of charge. Additional dedicated proxies were charged to your account.

Since September 1, 2020, you must pay for every dedicated proxy that you use. The enabled dedicated proxies are charged at an hourly rate based on the pay-as-you-go billing method. Dedicated proxies provide strong processing capabilities. In normal cases, each dedicated proxy can process up to 20,000 requests per second.

Note The discount for the upgrade from shared proxy to dedicated proxy remains unchanged. For more information, see Upgrade an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance from shared proxy to dedicated proxy.

Dedicated proxies support only the pay-as-you-go billing method. The following table lists the prices of dedicated proxies in different Alibaba Cloud regions.

Region Price
Name Code USD/hour/proxy
China (Hangzhou) cn-hangzhou 0.173
China (Shanghai) cn-shanghai 0.173
China (Qingdao) cn-qingdao 0.173
China (Beijing) cn-beijing 0.173
China (Zhangjiakou) cn-zhangjiakou 0.120
China (Hohhot) cn-huhehaote 0.173
China (Shenzhen) cn-shenzhen 0.173
China (Heyuan) cn-heyuan 0.173
China (Chengdu) cn-chengdu 0.173
China (Hong Kong) cn-hongkong 0.297
Japan (Tokyo) ap-northeast-1 0.288
India (Mumbai) ap-south-1 0.231
Singapore (Singapore) ap-southeast-1 0.271
Australia (Sydney) ap-southeast-2 0.273
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) ap-southeast-3 0.253
Indonesia (Jakarta) ap-southeast-5 0.271
Germany (Frankfurt) eu-central-1 0.243
UK (London) eu-west-1 0.280
UAE (Dubai) me-east-1 0.377
US (Virginia) us-east-1 0.237
US (Silicon Valley) us-west-1 0.284