If you have non-production Aura Instances, you can save on costs by pausing it when it's not in use.
A paused Aura Instance incurs only 20% of the cost of a running one.
To pause your Aura Instance:
- Go to https://console.neo4j.io and log in.
- Once logged in, you'll see your Aura Instances.
- Click the Pause button at the bottom right-hand corner of the Aura Instance you want to pause.
- Once you have clicked the pause button, you'll see the following message:
As stated earlier, a paused instance will cost 20% of the cost of a running one.
NOTE: Enterprise and Pro Tier Aura instances will be automatically resumed after 30 days to ensure they don't miss critical updates
When you resume the Instance, you'll receive the following message: