Message Queue for Apache RocketMQ provides public endpoints and virtual private cloud (VPC) endpoints for clients to access Message Queue for Apache RocketMQ instances. If you use a public endpoint to access Message Queue for Apache RocketMQ, you are charged Internet traffic fees. This topic describes the billing rules of Internet traffic.

Billing scope

Billing method Protocol type Region Billing rule Description
Pay-as-you-go TCP Internet region Free of charge You will be notified before Alibaba Cloud begins to charge for the use of this service. The notifications will be announcements, SMS messages, or internal messages.
Non-Internet regions You are charged for all traffic through public endpoints. You are being charged.
HTTP Internet region You will be charged for all traffic through public endpoints starting on December 15, 2021. You will be notified before Alibaba Cloud begins to charge for the use of this service. The notifications will be announcements, SMS messages, or internal messages.
Non-Internet regions

Billing formula

You can use the following formula to calculate the Internet traffic fees of Message Queue for Apache RocketMQ.
Pay-by-traffic

You are charged only for outbound traffic from internal sources. You are not charged for inbound traffic from external sources.

Internet traffic fees are billed on an hourly basis and settled on a daily basis. If you use an instance for less than 1 hour, the usage duration is rounded up to 1 hour.

Unit prices

Region Alibaba Cloud public cloud
China (Hong Kong), Singapore (Singapore), Japan (Tokyo), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), India (Mumbai), Indonesia (Jakarta), China (Shanghai), Australia (Sydney), US (Virginia), US (Silicon Valley), Germany (Frankfurt), and UK (London) UAE (Dubai)
Unit price (USD/GB) 0.13 0.5