If your requirements shift towards long-term workloads, you can switch the billing method of AnalyticDB for MySQL V3.0 clusters to subscription and benefit from a more cost-effective pricing schedule. This topic describes how to switch the billing method from pay-as-you-go to subscription.

Background information

When you switch the billing method from pay-as-you-go to subscription, you must pay the subscription fees. Make sure that your account balance is sufficient.


  1. Log on to the AnalyticDB for MySQL console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Clusters. On the Data Warehouse Edition (V3.0) tab, find a pay-as-you-go cluster and click Switch to Subscription in the Actions column.
  3. Select a duration and check the expiration time.
  4. Read and select AnalyticDB for MySQL (Subscription) Terms of Service.
  5. Click Buy Now.
  6. On the Purchase page, verify the order, select a payment method, and then click Subscribe.