The price of a CVM instance consists of hardware (CPUs and memory), disk (system disks and data disks), and network fees. When you purchase a CVM instance, the corresponding resources are available on the purchase page. This document describes the pricing, purchase method, and configuration modification of CVM instance hardware (CPUs and memory).
This section describes the pricing rules for pay-as-you-go CVM instances.
- The list prices of pay-as-you-go instances are at a hourly rate. They are billed per second on an hourly billing cycle.
- The overdue payment policy for pay-as-you-go CVMs remains unchanged. For details, see Overdue Payment Policy.
- Discounts are not provided for pay-as-you-go CVMs.
- The CPU and memory resources of eligible pay-as-you-go instances are not charged after shutdown. For details, see No Charges When Shut down for Pay-as-You-Go Instances. Ineligible instances will still be charged after shutdown.