ServerAvatar has a pay-as-you-grow billing model. So, You will only pay for the services you use. It means that your month-to-month billing might vary based on your usage.
To simplify, We have Wallet where you purchase, store and use credits. When renewing any of your services, ServerAvatar will deduct the credits from your ServerAvatar wallet, not your credit card.
There are two different types of services where credits you purchase are used. They are:
- Server Management
- Backup Storage
Let's understand both of them in detail.
This service is the reason why you use ServerAvatar. We have two Server management plans, they are:
- Newbie ($2.36/Month/Server)
- Pro ($4.72/Month/Server)
You can have multiple servers in your Account. And you can use different plans on each server.
Let's see some examples to understand total monthly pricing.
Case 1: 5 servers -> 3 Pro + 2 Newbie = ($4.72 * 3) + ($2.36 * 2) = $18.88/month
Case 2: 3 servers -> 3 Pro + 0 Newbie = ($4.72 * 3) + ($2.36 * 0) = $14.16/month
Case 3: 1 server -> 0 Pro + 1 Newbie = ($4.72 * 0) + ($2.36 * 1) = $2.36/month
We do not charge for each application. So, You can go crazy on creating applications on your server. It will not affect your monthly billing.
We also do not charge based on your server size. For ServerAvatar, a server with 1GB RAM is the same as a server with 64GB RAM for billing.
Using ServerAvatar as a cloud storage provider to store your backups will cost you $0.07/GB/Month.
The credits will be deducted from your Account once a backup is successfully created. Once the backup is completed, ServerAvatar will conclude the pricing for that specific backup using the following calculations.
price = size_in_GB * 0.07 * retention_period_in_months
The retention period is when we will keep your backup safe, even if you delete your application. You select it while creating an instant backup or a backup plan for your application, database or files. Let's understand it with the example.
Backup Size: 1.47GB
Retention Period: 2 Months
Price = 1.47 * 0.07 * 2 = $0.2058
To conclude from the above-given example, A backup of size 1.47GB kept safe for two months will cost you $0.2058 one-time.
You can use the above-given formula to calculate the estimates of your backup plan.
Like the Server Management service, The credits will be deducted from the ServerAvatar wallet once the backup is successfully created.