Reserved Instance (RI) provides a discount for pay-as-you-go instances. This document describes how to create RI via the console.
Currently, RIs are only offered to beta users. To use it, go to the RI beta application page and submit an application to be a beta user.
|Region/Availability Zone||Required||The region and availability zone where the matched pay-as-you-go instances reside.|
|Operating System||Required||Linux OS.|
|Validity||Required||RI term: 1 year.|
|Instance||Required||The type of pay-as-you-go instances that you want to match the RI.These pay-as-you-go instances must exactly match RI attributes to benefit from the billing discount during the RI term.|
|Billing Mode||Required||Select a billing option as needed:
|Quantity||Required||Number of RIs you want to purchase|
Click Purchase Now and complete the payment. Then you can visit the Reserved Instance console to query, search and manage your RIs. On this page, you can click Create Instance to create CVM instances, or click View Bill to see RI discount details.