TDSQL provides 2 billing options:
|Billing Mode||Payment Mode||Application Scenario|
|Monthly subscription||Prepaid. Fees are paid when an instance is created.||Suitable for businesses with long term stable needs as the rates are lower than the pay-as-you-go option. Longer-term purchases results in increased savings.|
|Pay-as-you-go||Postpaid. You can request for resources on-demand and will be charged based on the actual usage upon settlement.||Suitable for businesses with fluctuating demands. Instances can be released immediately after use to reduce costs.|
The memory prices for pay-as-you-go adopts a tiered model based on the usage duration.
|Usage Duration||Tiered Price|
|0 hours < duration ≤ 96 hours||Tier 1 pay-as-you-go price applies|
|96 hours < duration ≤ 360 hours||Tier 2 pay-as-you-go price applies|
|Duration> 360 hours||Tier 3 pay-as-you-go price applies|
For nodes fees, see Pricing. The available specifications are as follows.
|Configuration Type||Node CPU||Node Memory|