Message Queue for Apache RocketMQ charges you for messaging that is its basic feature. This topic describes the billable items of Message Queue for Apache RocketMQ and provides references to the billing of the service.

Messaging (basic feature)

Messaging is the basic feature of Message Queue for Apache RocketMQ. After you activate Message Queue for Apache RocketMQ, the messaging feature is available by default.

The following figure shows the billable items of the messaging feature.

Messaging fees
  • Messaging fees of a Standard Edition instance = API call fee + Topic usage fee

    Standard Edition instances are billed on a pay-as-you-go basis. They are applicable to scenarios where the number of messages is small or significantly fluctuates in different periods of time. You are charged only for the messages transmitted and the resources you used. This allows you to maximize resource usage.

  • Messaging fees of an Enterprise Platinum Edition instance = Fee for the selected specification of maximum TPS + Fee for the selected topic specification + Fee for the selected storage specification

    Enterprise Platinum Edition instances are billed on a subscription basis. They are applicable to scenarios where the service level agreement (SLA) requirements are high or the number of messages is large. The subscription billing method allows you to reserve resources in advance and helps you minimize costs with high discounts.

For more information about the billable items of the messaging feature and related unit prices, see Pricing details about the messaging feature.

For more information about the differences between a Standard Edition instance and an Enterprise Platinum Edition instance in specifications and features, see Instance editions.

Billing topics

  • Pay-as-you-go
    View spending details
    Billing cycles and rules for overdue payments
    Free service quotas
    Change the billing method from pay-as-you-go to subscription
  • Subscription
    Operations on Enterprise Platinum Edition instances
    Refund rules and instructions
  • Pricing details
    Pricing details about the messaging feature
  • References
    Instance editions
    FAQ