Database Backup (DBS) no longer provides free storage capacity for the backup files of deleted ApsaraDB RDS instances. The Backup for Deleted Instances feature is available for commercial use in some regions on September 14, 2022 and September 20, 2022. After the feature becomes available for commercial use, if the backup files of a deleted RDS instance are retained for more than seven days, you are charged for the backup storage of the RDS instance.
Commercial release dates and regions
|September 14, 2022||China (Hohhot), China (Chengdu), and Singapore (Singapore)|
|September 20, 2022||China (Hangzhou), China (Beijing), China (Shanghai), China (Shenzhen), China (Qingdao), China (Guangzhou), China (Hong Kong), Japan (Tokyo), South Korea (Seoul), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Heyuan), China (Ulanqab), Australia (Sydney), US (Silicon Valley), US (Virginia), Germany (Frankfurt), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), Indonesia (Jakarta), Philippines (Manila), Thailand (Bangkok), India (Mumbai), UAE (Dubai), and UK (London)|
Commercial release details
ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances that use local SSDs
If you set the Backup Retention Policy After Release parameter of your RDS instance to All or Latest, the most recent backup file is retained after the RDS instance is accidentally deleted or released. You can download the most recent backup file to restore the data of the RDS instance on the Backup for Deleted Instances page.
|Type||Region||Unit price (USD per GB per day)|
|Public cloud||China (Hangzhou), China (Beijing), China (Shanghai), China (Shenzhen), China (Qingdao), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Hohhot), China (Chengdu), China (Heyuan), China (Ulanqab), and China (Guangzhou)||0.00058|
|China (Hong Kong), Singapore (Singapore), US (Silicon Valley), Germany (Frankfurt), Indonesia (Jakarta), Philippines (Manila), and Thailand (Bangkok)||0.00067|
|Japan (Tokyo), South Korea (Seoul), and Australia (Sydney)||0.0007|
|Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)||0.00064|
You can check the policy that you want to use to retain the backup files of your RDS instance after the RDS instance is released on the Backup Settings tab of the Backup and Restoration page of the RDS instance. For more information about how to modify the retention policy, see Retain data backup files after instance release.