This Alibaba Cloud International Website ApsaraDB for RDS Level Agreement (“SLA”) applies to your purchase and use of the Alibaba Cloud International Website ApsaraDB for RDS for MySQL/SQL Server/PPAS/PostgreSQL/MariaDB TX (“Service” or “ApsaraDB for RDS”) and your use of the Service is subjected to the terms and conditions of the Alibaba Cloud International Website Product Terms of Service (“Product Terms”) between the relevant Alibaba Cloud entity described in the Product Terms (“Alibaba Cloud”, “us”, or “we”) and you. This SLA only applies to your purchase and use of the Services for a fee, and shall not apply to any free Services or trial Services provided by us. Please note this SLA is only applicable to the high availability version and the three-node enterprise version of the ApsaraDB for RDS, and is not applicable to the basic version of the ApsaraDB for RDS.
- SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENTWe shall use commercially reasonable endeavors to provide a Monthly Uptime Percentage of no less than 99.99% each billing month in connection with your use of the three-node enterprise version with three available zones and the high availability version on dedicated instance of the Service (the “Service Guarantee 1”).We shall use commercially reasonable endeavors to provide a Monthly Uptime Percentage of no less than 99.95% each billing month in connection with your use of the three-node enterprise version without three available zones, high availability version with general purpose (not dedicated instance) and SQL Server Cluster Edition of the Service (the “Service Guarantee 2”, together with Service Guarantee 1, the “Service Guarantee”).If we fail to meet the Service Guarantee then, subject to the terms and conditions of this SLA, you shall be entitled to claim a Service Credit in accordance with Section 3 herein. The Service Guarantee does not apply to any events described in the Exclusions.
- CLAIMS AND PAYMENT PROCESS3.1 If you believe that the Service Guarantee in connection with your use of the Service is not met in any billing month, then you may file a claim for Service Credit in accordance with this Clause 3.1. Your claim must include at least the following information: (a) A detailed description of the incident, including the logs or messages for request failure documenting the errors and claimed outage; (b) The date, time and duration of the Downtime; (c) Information relating the affected instances, including the affected instance IDs; and (d) Any other information that we reasonably ask you to provide to support your claim.3.2 Your claim for a Service Credit must be received by us within thirty (30) days after the last day of the billing month of occurrence of the event giving rise to the claim. Your failure to submit the claim within this time will be deemed to be an irrevocable waiver of your right to claim and receive such Service Credit. Once we receive your claim, we will review and evaluate your claim and may require your co-operation in conducting a joint investigation to ascertain whether the Service Guarantee has been breached and if so, the cause of the failure. We will make a good faith determination if a Service Credit is to be provided to you in our sole discretion and will inform you the result as soon as reasonably practicable. We will use commercially reasonable effort to process your claim and provide the Service Credit to you as early as possible. 3.3 If we, after our good faith review of your claim, determine that a Service Credit must be provided to you, the Service Credit to be provided will be the following: (a) Service Credit rebate ratio for the three-node enterprise version with three available zones and the high availability version on dedicated instance:
Monthly Uptime Percentage Service Credit Percentage Less than 99.99% but equal to or greater than 99.0% 10% Less than 99.0% 25% Monthly Uptime Percentage Service Credit Percentage Less than 99.95% but equal to or greater than 99.0% 10% Less than 99.0% 25%
- ADDITIONAL TERMS4.1 In the event of any inconsistency between yours and our system records relating to your claim, unless the discrepancy is caused by any material error or malfunction of our system, our system record shall at all times prevail and be the final and conclusive reference for calculating the Service Credits to be provided to you.4.2 The Service Credits provided in this SLA are your sole and exclusive remedy for any failure in the performance of the Service and we shall not be liable to the you or any person claiming through you for any direct, indirect, consequential or incidental damages or losses or expenses whatsoever, including but not limited to, loss of profits or business and irrespective of whether the claim arises in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise.4.3 We reserve the right to change the terms of this SLA anytime by posting an amended and restated version of this SLA on the Alibaba Cloud International Website. Your continued use of the service after the publication of the amended SLA shall be deemed as your acceptance of the amended SLA.4.4 This SLA shall constitute part of your agreement for your purchase and use of the Service.