This topic describes the billing of the resource utilization report feature and provides a billing example.

Billing method

You are billed only for reports that are generated by using the resource utilization report feature. Bills for the resource utilization report feature are generated on a daily basis. If no reports are generated within a day, the amount of the daily bill is USD 0. The fees for the resource utilization report feature are calculated by using the following formula:

Fees for the resource utilization report feature = Number of instances whose metric data is collected × Statistical period of a report × Unit price of a report The unit price for a report is USD 0.0324 per day.

Billing example

For example, you want to collect reports that are generated from April 19, 2021 to April 25, 2021. During this period, you can collect the metric data of 100 instances per day. In this case, the fees are calculated by using the following formula:

Fee = 100 × 7 × USD 0.0324 = USD 22.68