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Purchase DTS instances

Last Updated: Dec 20, 2017

This document describes 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 then click the corresponding shopping cart icon.

  3. On the Data Transmission Service purchase page, select the billing method (Pay-As-You-Go or Subscription).

    Note: Data Migration is only available in Pay-As-You-Go. Data Synchronization and Data Subscription are available in both methods.

  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 running incremental replication incurs configuration fee.
      SpecificationSelect from micro, small, medium, and large.
      The selected specification affects the data replication performance. For more information about the relationship, see Data migration specifications.
      QuantitySpecify how many instances you want to purchase in this 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 the Subscription billing method.
      QuantitySpecify how many instances you want to purchase in this 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 affects the synchronization performance. For more information about the relationship, see Data synchronization specifications.
      DurationSpecify how long you want to subscribe to the data synchronization instance.
      It is only required by the Subscription billing method.
      QuantitySpecify how many instances you want to purchase in this order.
  5. Click Buy Now.

  6. Confirm your order and complete the payment:

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

Note: The cross-country synchronization instance is unavailable by default. If you want to purchase a cross-country synchronization instance, submit a ticket or contact your customer manager. When your application passes the back-end review, the purchase entry is included.

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