This topic describes the pricing, expiration, and overdue payment policies of Database Autonomy Service (DAS) Professional Edition.

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DAS Professional Edition uses a combination of the subscription billing method and the pay-as-you-go billing method. You are charged subscription fees based on the number of database instances for which DAS Professional Edition can be enabled, and you are charged for the storage for SQL Explorer on a pay-as-you-go basis. The following table describes the pricing details.

Billable item Billing method Unit price Unit price for excess storage
Number of database instances for which DAS Professional Edition can be enabled Subscription USD 6.2 per instance-month None
Storage for SQL Explorer Pay-as-you-go USD 0.0019 per GB-hour
  • If your database instance is deployed in the China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Qingdao), China (Beijing), China (Shenzhen), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Hohhot), China (Chengdu), China (Guangzhou), China (Heyuan), China (Ulanqab), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), or Indonesia (Jakarta) region, DAS offers 5 GB of free storage for SQL Explorer. If the free quota is exceeded, you are charged for the excess storage based on the unit price of USD 0.0013 per GB-hour.
  • If your database instance is deployed in the China (Hong Kong) or Singapore (Singapore) region, DAS provides 3 GB of free storage for SQL Explorer. If the free quota is exceeded, you are charged for the excess storage based on the unit price of USD 0.0019 per GB-hour.

Example:

Assume that you have a database instance deployed in the China (Hangzhou) region. The average daily QPS is 100, and each SQL statement is 100 bytes in length. In this case, you are charged USD 22 for DAS Professional Edition each month.

Note When DAS Professional Edition is enabled, DAS, instead of ApsaraDB RDS, charges you the storage fees for SQL Explorer. For more information, see Use the SQL Explorer feature on an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance.

Service expiration

Edition Expiration condition Impact of expiration
DAS Basic Edition DAS Basic Edition does not expire. None
DAS Professional Edition The validity period ends, and DAS Professional Edition is not renewed before it expires. The services that are provided by DAS Professional Edition are automatically suspended, and the SQL Explorer feature is automatically disabled. All data that is generated in DAS Professional Edition is deleted, including the data that is generated by SQL Explorer and other analytical features of DAS Professional Edition.

Overdue payments

This section describes a scenario in which a payment for DAS Professional Edition is overdue and the impacts of the overdue payment.

  • Scenario: DAS Professional Edition is enabled for a database instance. The total size of data that is generated in DAS Professional Edition exceeds the free quota and your account has an insufficient balance to pay the fees for the excess data. The data in DAS Professional Edition includes the data that is generated by SQL Explorer and other analytical features of DAS Professional Edition.
  • If a payment is overdue, take note of the following items:
    • To ensure service continuity, you must clear the overdue payment within 1 hour after the bill is generated.
    • You can enable the service suspension protection feature:
      • If the service suspension protection feature is enabled, DAS Professional Edition does not expire after the bill is generated for 1 hour, but expires after the suspension protection period ends.
      • If the service suspension protection feature is not enabled, take note of the following items:
        • To ensure service continuity, you must clear the overdue payment within 1 hour after the bill is generated.
        • If you do not pay the bill within 1 hour, the services provided by DAS Professional Edition are automatically suspended.

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