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How much does snapshot costs ?

  • Posted on August 26, 2014
  • hunkyAsked by hunky

Hi,

I am really new to this unmanaged setup and being a noobe of Linux system, its really fragile for my setup when everything I do is new…

So before I modify anything, I prefer taking a snapshot, which acts like a fail safe restore point for me…

Now the question is, how much does snapshot costs ??

For example, if I take a snapshot and keep it for few hours till which I finish the modification and delete the snapshot if all ok ??

For this how much would I be billed ??

Thanks…

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Updated on 8/16/16: I wanted to provide a quick update on this topic. Starting October 1, 2016, we will begin charging for snapshot storage at $0.05 per gigabyte per month. Just like our other features, snapshot storage uses hourly pricing. The billed size is calculated from a compressed version of the snapshot — not the total disk space allocated for your Droplet.

Is there an update on this? I see the answers above were posted in 2014. I just wanted to see if snapshots are still Free to hold on to? I have taken a snapshot of my server and would like to keep it on my account as a backup point to go back to should i need to in the future.

Do you mind updating on the status of this?

Many thanks

Hi Everyone,

Any update on this as at now ??

Tks