How much will it cost to frequently start up and tear down droplets?

Posted June 5, 2014 3.3k views
I can't seem to find an answer to this question, but let's say I want to do the following (assume a start time of 10:00 a.m.): 1) Start up a droplet based on a snapshot. 2) Run the droplet for a couple of minutes. 3) Destroy the droplet. 4) Five minutes later repeat steps 1-3. 5) Fifteen minutes later repeat steps 1-3. 6) Two hours later repeat steps 1-3. What will be charged? $0.014 or $0.021?

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Oops, I meant $0.014 or $0.028?
Every time you spin up a server, you will be charged by the hour. So with your set up, if sounds like you will be spinning up a server 4 times, you would probably be charged $0.028
As soon as the droplet is on, you're charged for an hour.