Purchase DTS instances

Last Updated: Oct 16, 2017

This section explains how to purchase different kinds of DTS instances in the DTS console. If you are familiar with the procedure, you can go to the Data Transmission Service purchase page and place an order directly.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud DTS console.

  2. On the Overview page, select the region in which to run the DTS instance, and click the shopping cart icon.

  3. On the Data Transmission Service ordering page, select the billing method. The available methods are Pay-As-You-Go or Subscription.

    Note: Data Migration is only available in Pay-As-You-Go, while Data Synchronization and Data Subscription can be ordered through either Subscription or Pay-As-You-Go.

  4. Complete the Basic Configuration and Purchase Plan. The price is calculated automatically and displayed on the right side.

    • For data migration instances, the parameter description is as follows:

      ParameterDescription
      Instance TypeSelect Data Migration.
      RegionSpecify the target instance region with caution.
      After you create a data migration instance, you cannot change its target region.
      The existing data migration is free. Only the running of incremental replication incurs configuration fee.
      SpecificationSelect from micro, small, medium, and large.
      The selected specification will affect the data replication performance.
      For details on the relationship, see Data migration specifications.
      QuantitySpecify how many instances you want to purchase in the current order.
    • For data subscription instances, the parameter description is as follows:

      ParameterDescription
      Instance TypeSelect Data Subscription.
      RegionSpecify the source RDS instance region with caution.
      After you create a data subscription instance, you cannot change its source region.
      Hong Kong is only available in Zone B.
      DurationSpecify how long you want to subscribe to the data subscription instance.
      It is only required by Subscription billing method.
      QuantitySpecify how many instances you want to purchase in the current order.
    • For data synchronization instances, the parameter description is as follows:

      ParameterDescription
      Instance TypeSelect Data Synchronization.
      Source RegionSpecify the source instance region with caution.
      After you create a data synchronization instance, you cannot change its source region.
      Hong Kong is only available in Zone B.
      Target RegionSpecify the target instance region with caution.
      After you create a data synchronization instance, you cannot change its target region.
      Hong Kong is only available in Zone B.
      SpecificationSelect from micro, small, medium, and large.
      The selected specification will affect the synchronization performance.
      For details on the relationship, see Data synchronization specifications.
      DurationSpecify how long you want to subscribe to the data synchronization instance.
      It is only required by Subscription billing method.
      QuantitySpecify how many instances you want to purchase in the current order.
  5. Click Buy Now.

  6. Confirm your order and complete the payment:

    • For Subscription instance, click Pay.
    • For Pay-As-You-Go instance, click Activate.

Note: The cross-country synchronization instance is not available by default. If you want to purchase cross-country synchronization instances, submit a ticket or contact your customer manager. The purchase entry will be included after your application passes the back-end review.

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