Database Backup (DBS) charges you for network traffic generated when you back up data across regions in the ApsaraDB RDS console or download backup sets in the ApsaraDB RDS console and DBS console over the Internet.

Pay-as-you-go

  • Cross-region backup
    Source region Destination region Unit price (USD/GB)
    Chinese mainland Chinese mainland 0.12
    China (Hong Kong) 0.55
    China (Hong Kong) Chinese mainland 0.55
    Regions outside China Regions outside China 0.21
  • Download backups

    You are charged for downloading regular and cross-region backup sets over the Internet in some regions as of November 25, 2021, and in all regions as of December 2, 2021.

    Note You are not charged for downloading regular or cross-region backup sets over an internal network.
    The free quota for backup downloads over the Internet is 500 GB per month per instance. If the free quota for the current month is exceeded, you are charged a one-off fee based on the amount of data downloaded on a day. Bills are generated on a daily basis. You can view your bills on the Bill Details page. The following table describes the pricing.
    Note The free quota for backup downloads over the Internet is calculated by calendar month. The free quota for a month is effective as of the first day of the month. If the free quota is not used up in a month, the remaining quota is cleared at the end of the month.
    Source region Unit price (USD/GB)
    Chinese mainland 0.125
    China (Hong Kong) and regions outside China 0.15