Object Storage Service (OSS) charges data processing fees when you call the SelectObject operation or use the data retrieval feature.

Note This topic describes the billable items and billing methods of OSS storage fees. For more information about OSS pricing, see Object Storage Service pricing.
Billable item Description Billing method Free quota
Data scanned by calling the SelectObject operation (SelectScanSize)
  • Billing rule: You are charged based on the size of objects scanned by calling the SelectObject operation.
  • Billing cycle: You are billed for the storage space on an hourly basis. The fees are automatically deducted from the balance of your Alibaba Cloud account. Bills are generally generated after a billing cycle ends. The time when bills are generated is determined by the system.
  • Pay-as-you-go: Scanning fees = Scanned object size (GB) × Unit price of scanning
  • Resource plan: not supported
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Data retrieval of IA objects (RetrievalData)
  • Billing rule: You are charged when Infrequent Access (IA) objects are accessed based on the size of retrieved data.
    Note If you use SelectObject or HTTP Range to query part of the object data, you are charged based on the size of the retrieved data in bytes. If you use other methods to access an IA object, you are charged for data retrieval fees based on the size of the object.
  • Billing cycle: You are billed for the storage space on an hourly basis. The fees are automatically deducted from the balance of your Alibaba Cloud account. Bills are generally generated after a billing cycle ends. The time when bills are generated is determined by the system.
  • Pay-as-you-go: Retrieval fees = Size of retrieved data (GB) × Unit price of data retrieval of IA objects
  • Resource plan: not supported
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Data retrieval of Archive objects (RetrievalData)
  • Billing rule: You are charged when Archive objects are restored based on the size of the restored object.
    Notice You are not charged if an Archive object is accessed when it is in the restored state.
  • Billing cycle: You are billed for the storage space on an hourly basis. The fees are automatically deducted from the balance of your Alibaba Cloud account. Bills are generally generated after a billing cycle ends. The time when bills are generated is determined by the system.
  • Pay-as-you-go: Retrieval fees = Size of restored objects (GB) × Unit price of data retrieval of Archive objects
  • Resource plan: not supported
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Data retrieval of Cold Archive objects
  • Billing rule: You are charged when Cold Archive objects are restored based on the corresponding priority of data retrieval and the size of the restored object. You are not charged if an Archive object is accessed when it is in the restored state.
    You are charged based on one of the following restoration priorities for Cold Archive objects:
    • Standard (CAStdRetrievalData)
    • Expedited (CAHighPriorRetrievalData)
    • Bulk (CABulkRetrievalData)
  • Billing cycle: You are billed for the storage space on an hourly basis. The fees are automatically deducted from the balance of your Alibaba Cloud account. Bills are generally generated after a billing cycle ends. The time when bills are generated is determined by the system.
  • Pay-as-you-go: Retrieval fees = Size of the restored objects (GB) × Unit price for data retrieval of the corresponding priority
  • Resource plan: not supported
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