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ApsaraDB RDS:Product types

Last Updated:Dec 26, 2023

To reduce user costs, ApsaraDB RDS provides economy instances and standard instances. ApsaraDB RDS instances that use the ARM architecture are classified into economy instances.

Introduction to economy instances and standard instances

  • Economy instances allow you to use higher instance specifications at lower costs. This type of instance is provided based on intelligent cost management and resource integration. Economy instances provide high stability and availability, help reduce IT costs, and are suitable for enterprises that require cost reduction and efficiency enhancement.

  • Standard instances support larger capacity and more instance families. This type of instance is long tested in the market and provides high-security, high-stability, and high-performance database services for the core business of enterprises.


Economy instance

Standard instance

Maximum specifications

64 cores

128 cores

Instance type

All available instance types

Supported regions

The following regions are supported. Additional regions will be supported in the future. For more information, visit the ApsaraDB RDS buy page.

China (Hangzhou), China (Shanghai), China (Beijing), China (Zhangjiakou), China (Shenzhen), and Singapore

More than 30 regions

Storage type

Cloud disks

Cloud disks and local disks

Engine version

  • MySQL 8.0

  • PostgreSQL 13 or later

All available versions in ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL, ApsaraDB RDS for PostgreSQL, ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server, and ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB