This topic describes the rules that are used to bill the dedicated proxy instances of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance.


From January 15, 2020 to August 31, 2020, one dedicated proxy instance was provided free of charge. Additional dedicated proxy instances were charged to your account.

Since September 1, 2020, you must pay for every dedicated proxy instance that is enabled. The enabled dedicated proxy instances are charged at an hourly rate on a pay-as-you-go basis. Dedicated proxy instances provide strong processing capabilities. In normal cases, each dedicated proxy instance can process up to 20,000 requests per second. A maximum of 60 dedicated proxy instances can be created for each RDS instance.

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

Region Price
Name Code USD/hour/dedicated proxy instance
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