This topic describes how to release an RDS MariaDB instance, which can use the pay-as-you-go or subscription billing method.

Note After an RDS instance is released, its data is deleted immediately. We recommend that you back up the instance data before you release the instance.

Release a pay-as-you-go-based RDS instance

  1. Log on to the RDS console.
  2. In the upper-left corner, select the region where the target RDS instance is located.
  3. Find the target RDS instance and in the Actions column choose More > Release Instance.释放实例
  4. In the Release Instance dialog box, click Confirm.

Unsubscribe from a subscription RDS instance

If you want to unsubscribe from an RDS instance, submit a ticket.

APIs

API Description
DeleteDBInstance Used to release a pay-as-you-go-based RDS instance. (A subscription-based RDS instance cannot be released by calling an API action.)