Tablestore charges resources for each instance. This topic describes the pricing, billing methods, and billing items of Tablestore.

Pricing

For more information about pricing, see Tablestore Pricing.

Billing methods

Tablestore charges resources based on the pay-as-you-go billing method. This method indicates that Tablestore charges resources you have used on an hourly basis.

Billing items

The following table lists the billing items of Tablestore.

Billing item Billing method
Storage usage

The total storage usage charged based on the average storage usage per hour in a billing cycle.

Read throughput Reserved read throughput

The total reserved read CUs of all tables charged based on the average reserved read CUs per hour in a billing cycle.

Note Reserved read CUs are available only for high-performance instances. For more information about instances, see Instance.
Additional read throughput

The total additional read CUs of all tables charged based on the average additional read CUs per second in a billing cycle.

Write throughput Reserved write throughput

The total reserved write CUs of all tables charged based on the average reserved write CUs per hour in a billing cycle.

Note Reserved write CUs are available only for high-performance instances. For more information about instances, see Instance.
Additional write throughput

The total additional write CUs of all tables charged based on the average additional write CUs per second in a billing cycle.

Internet outbound traffic

The total Internet outbound traffic generated when applications access Tablestore over HTTP.

Note
  • Tablestore charges Internet outbound traffic instead of inbound traffic and internal network traffic.
  • When access fails, Tablestore returns access failure information, which also generates outbound traffic.
  • Access between different regions is also billed as Internet access.
Note
  • You are also charged when you use search indexes. For more information about the billing, see Search index.
  • You are also charged when you use global secondary indexes. For more information about the billing, see Billing rules.