Billing Overview

Last updated: 2020-11-24 13:29:42

    Free Tier

    Item Description
    Object New users
    Free usage period One year after API Gateway is activated
    Free tier A certain number of calls and public network outbound traffic provided by API Gateway. For more information, see Free Tier
    How to obtain the free tier The system automatically issues the free tier in the form of a resource pack after API Gateway is activated. Activate API Gateway now

    Billing Modes

    API Gateway supports the following billing modes: pay-as-you-go, resource pack, and performance guarantee cluster. The following table describes the billing modes.

    Billing Mode Description
    Pay-as-You-Go (Postpaid) Default billing mode of API Gateway
    Resource Pack (Prepaid) Preferential pack for API Gateway. It can be used to deduct fees for certain billable items. Currently, resource packs can be obtained only through free tiers or operating campaigns, and cannot be purchased

    Billable Items

    The billable items of API Gateway include the number of calls and public network outbound traffic. For more information about billable items and prices, see Pay-as-You-Go (Postpaid).

    Billing Cycles

    The following table describes the billing cycles and sequences of API Gateway billable items.

    Billable Item Billing Cycle Description Billing Sequence
    Number of calls Hourly Fees for an hour are calculated and billed in the next hour Free tier > resource pack > pay-as-you-go
    Public network outbound traffic Hourly Fees for an hour are calculated and billed in the next hour Free tier > resource pack > pay-as-you-go