This topic describes the following billing method of Data Lake Analytics (DLA): pay-per-byte.

Billing method

Billing method Description Scenario References
Note This billing method is supported only by the serverless Presto engine of DLA.
If you use the pay-per-byte billing method, you are charged based on the number of bytes that are scanned. Cluster deployment, maintenance, and upgrade are free of charge. This billing method is suitable for scenarios in which data is not frequently queried and the amount of data queried is small. If no data queries occur, you are not charged. Pay-per-byte