Hybrid Backup Recovery

HBR is an easy-to-use and cost-effective online data management service. It provides secure and efficient backup, disaster recovery and archive services for Alibaba Cloud ECS instance, files, ECS databases, NAS and OSS, as well as on-premises data including VMware virtual machines, large scale NAS systems, files systems and databases.

Hybrid Backup Recovery (HBR) Pricing

For backup, Hybrid Back Recovery service charges backup storage used, backup license consumed, outbound network traffic and cross-region replication network traffic.

For disaster recovery, HBR charges disaster recovery license and cross region replication traffic fee. Other cost including shadow ECSes, cloud disks and snapshots, ECSes created by test failover or forced failover ECSes will be charged by ECS service separately.

For VMware virtual machine migration to ECS, HBR charges migration fee instead of above mentioned backup fee.

The following prices are for reference only. The exact price will be based on the customized plan you choose.

Resource Plans Pricing

Besides the pay-as-you-go, discounted prices are offered in our pre-paid resource plans. We strongly recommend purchasing resource plans to lower your TCO.

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Pay-as-you-go Pricing

Backup Storage Cost

Backup storage is the total storage consumed by all backup vaults and mirror vaults. This backup storage fee is applicable for all non-database backup types. While database backup (except for SAP HANA) storage is charged differently. Please see Database Backup Fee lower this page.

Storage Type Charge Unit Per Month Cost Per Hour Cost
Backup Storage Per GB US$0.031870 US$0.000044

Database Backup Fee

For databases on ECS or on-premise(except for SAP HANA), HBR does not change any software license. Instead, it charges backup vault usage only. There are 2 chargeable items.

1. Database Backup Vault Base Fee: for each database backup vault,HBR charges a fixed base fee. One vault can be used to backup as many databases as your wish. Each vault comes with a 100GB free backup storage.

2. Database Backup Vault Storage Fee: when the backup storage in a database backup vault exceeds 100GB,the exceeding part is charged.

Database Backup Vault Base Fee Charge Unit Per Month Cost Per Hour Cost
Database Backup Vault Per Vault US$6.460213 US$0.008973
Database Backup Vault Storage Fee Charge Unit Per Month Cost Per Hour Cost
First 500GB Per GB US$0.064602 US$0.000090
500GB - 1TB Per GB US$0.053835 US$0.000075
1TB - 5TB Per GB US$0.043068 US$0.000060
Over 5TB Per GB US$0.031870 US$0.000044

Backup and Disaster Recovery License

HBR charges backup license for data types including ECS files, on-premise server files, SAP HANA and VMware virtual machines. No backup license is changed for other data types.

HBR charges disaster recovery license for ECS disaster recovery.

Backup or Disaster Recovery Types Charge Unit Per Month Cost Per Hour Cost
Files Backup(ECS files, On-premise server files) Per ECS or per on-premise server US$5.383511 US$0.007477
SAP HANA Backup Per Server US$27.994258 US$0.038881
Virtual Machine ( VMware ) Per GB of Virtual Disks (VMDK) US$0.012920 US$0.000018
Disaster Recovery (Free for First Month) Per ECS US$15.84 US$0.022

Network Traffic

HBR charges three types of data transferred:

1. The outbound traffic generated when restoring to on-premise environment through internet

2. The backup vault cross-region replication traffic generated when replicating backup data to mirror vaults

3. The disaster recovery cross-region replication traffic generated when replicating ECS disaster recovery data to DR site.

Outbound Traffic
Traffic Charge Unit Unit Price
Outbound Traffic Per GB US$0.072
Backup Vault Cross-Region Replication Traffic
Traffic Charge Unit Unit Price
Cross Region Replication Traffic Per GB US$0.072
Disaster Recovery Cross-Region Replication Traffic
Traffic Charge Unit Unit Price
Disaster Recovery Cross Region Replication Traffic Per GB US$0.1

Virtual Machine Migration Fee

For VMware virtual machine migration to ECS, HBR charges migration fee.

VM Type Charge Unit Unit Price
VMware Per virtual machine US$108.00