If first, I will buy 8GB 2vCPU 4TB($40/mo) from “General Purpose Droplets” and then in case I need to close this and upgrade my plan from “General Purpose Droplets” to “Managed Databases” so can i need to pay the total price or remaining price of first plan droplet. In short how much charge take from first droplet plan if I will remove that droplet within 2 days.

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There is no difference between droplet’s monthly and hourly billing. If you only need the droplet for an hour a day, you can still use it.

All droplets are billed hourly, up until a monthly cap. We have estimated that each month has about 720 hours (30 days).

If you use your server for less than 720 hours during the month, you will be billed for each hour that you used it. If you use your server for more than 720 hours that month, you will be billed at the monthly cost, which is no greater than 720 hours.

Since you pay a minimum of 1 hour, so if you only use it for 5 minutes, you still pay for 1 hour.
You can check https://cloud.digitalocean.com/settings/billing to see your current usage.

Hence if you use the droplet for 2 days, you will be charged for only 2 days(hourly usage in 2 days)

Hello,

Please see our tutorial on how to resize Droplets:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-resize-your-droplets-on-digitalocean

Please note that once you resize to a larger disk, you will no longer be able to resize to a smaller plan. This is because there will be a disk mismatch and we do not currently support shrinking a virtual server’s disk.

You did mention that, you will want to resize from General purpose to Managed Databases, this is not possible directly, provided if you are already using the Database inside the Droplet now and you will want to migrate the data to Managed DB, then it is possible.

Let us know, if you need any other information.

Cheers,
Sri Charan

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