The following table provides billing information for RDS instance renewal.

Billing method Renewal description
Subscription
  • To avoid data loss in case you miss the renewal time, you can activate automatic renewal when you buy an instance.

  • You can renew the instance within the contract period or within 15 days after contract expiration.
  • The renewed instance is billed based on the new configuration and length of service time you select during renewal. For more information about billing standards, see Pricing.

  • For more information about the renewal procedure, see Manually renew the subscription instance.
Pay-As-You-Go
  • A Pay-As-You-Go instance is billed according to the actual usage time, so no renewal is required.