This topic describes how to release an RDS PostgreSQL instance, which can use the pay-as-you-go or subscription billing method.

Note After an RDS instance is released, its data is deleted immediately. We recommend that you back up the instance data before you release the instance.

Release a pay-as-you-go instance

  1. Log on to the RDS console.
  2. Select the target region.选择地域
  3. Use one of the following methods to open the Release Instance dialog box:
    • Find the target RDS instance and in the Actions column choose More > Release Instance.More > Release Instance
      1. Find the target RDS instance and click the instance ID.
      2. On the Basic Information page, click Release Instance. Release Instance button on the Basic Information page
  4. In the displayed dialog box, click Confirm.

Release a subscription RDS instance

You can open a ticket to apply for releasing a subscription RDS instance.


API Description
DeleteDBInstance Releases an RDS instance.