Qubole Billing Guide

Qubole rents resources from AWS, Azure, or Oracle on your behalf as a customer of the Cloud vendor, and runs queries and jobs against data in your Cloud storage account. You are responsible for the raw compute, network, and storage costs incurred in your Cloud account; you pay these costs directly to the Cloud vendor. Qubole charges a premium for its service, based on usage. The sections that follow show how this works for each Cloud platform:

See also Qubole’s Pricing page.

QCUH on AWS

The Qubole Compute Unit Hour (QCUH) is defined to be equal to the use of one m1.xlarge instance for one hour in the AWS us-east region. QDS uses a multiplier for other instance types, as follows:

Amazon Web Services - QCU Mapping

AWS Instance Type Equivalent QCUH
c1.medium 0.3581
c1.xlarge 1.4325
c3.large 0.3011
c3.xlarge 0.6022
c3.2xlarge 1.1932
c3.4xlarge 2.3860
c3.8xlarge 4.6281
c4.large 0.3125
c4.xlarge 0.6250
c4.2xlarge 1.2528
c4.4xlarge 2.5057
c4.8xlarge 4.3829
c5.large 0.2342
c5.xlarge 0.4683
c5.2xlarge 0.9366
c5.4xlarge 1.8733
c5.9xlarge 4.2149
c5.18xlarge 8.4298
c5d.large 0.2645
c5d.xlarge 0.5289
c5d.2xlarge 1.0579
c5d.4xlarge 2.1157
c5d.9xlarge 4.7603
c5d.18xlarge 9.5207
cc2.8xlarge 5.5096
d2.xlarge 1.9659
d2.2xlarge 3.8017
d2.4xlarge 7.6033
d2.8xlarge 15.2066
g2.2xlarge 2.2727
g2.8xlarge 7.1625
g3.4xlarge 3.1405
g3.8xlarge 6.2810
g3.16xlarge 12.5620
hi1.4xlarge 3.0681
h1.2xlarge 1.6832
h1.4xlarge 3.3664
h1.8xlarge 6.7328
h1.16xlarge 13.4656
i2.xlarge 2.4204
i2.2xlarge 4.6970
i2.4xlarge 9.3939
i2.8xlarge 18.7879
i3.xlarge 2.5000
i3.2xlarge 3.0681
i3.4xlarge 3.4380
i3.8xlarge 6.8760
i3.16xlarge 13.7521
m1.small 0.1250
m1.medium 0.2500
m1.large 0.5000
m1.xlarge 1.0000
m2.xlarge 0.7045
m2.2xlarge 1.3977
m2.4xlarge 2.7954
m3.medium 0.1989
m3.large 0.3978
m3.xlarge 0.7955
m3.2xlarge 1.5909
m4.large 0.3580
m4.xlarge 0.7159
m4.2xlarge 1.4318
m4.4xlarge 2.8636
m4.10xlarge 5.5096
m4.16xlarge 8.8154
m5.large 0.2948
m5.xlarge 0.5895
m5.2xlarge 1.1791
m5.4xlarge 2.3581
m5.12xlarge 7.0744
m5.24xlarge 14.1488
m5d.large 0.3113
m5d.xlarge 0.6226
m5d.2xlarge 1.2452
m5d.4xlarge 2.4904
m5d.12xlarge 7.4711
m5d.24xlarge 14.9421
p2.xlarge 2.4793
p2.8xlarge 19.8347
p2.16xlarge 39.6694
p3.2xlarge 8.4298
p3.8xlarge 33.7190
p3.16xlarge 67.4380
r3.large 0.5114
r3.xlarge 1.0227
r3.2xlarge 2.0454
r3.4xlarge 3.6639
r3.8xlarge 7.3278
r4.large 0.5114
r4.xlarge 1.0227
r4.2xlarge 2.0454
r4.4xlarge 3.0681
r4.8xlarge 5.8623
r4.16xlarge 11.7245
r5.xlarge 0.6942
r5.2xlarge 1.3884
r5.4xlarge 2.7769
r5.12xlarge 8.3306
r5.24xlarge 16.6612
r5d.xlarge 0.7934
r5d.2xlarge 1.5868
r5d.4xlarge 3.1736
r5d.12xlarge 9.5207
r5d.24xlarge 19.0413
x1.16xlarge 18.3719
x1.32xlarge 36.7438
x1e.xlarge 2.2975
x1e.2xlarge 4.5950
x1e.4xlarge 9.1901
x1e.8xlarge 18.3802
x1e.16xlarge 36.7603
x1e.32xlarge 73.5207
z1d.xlarge 1.0248
z1d.2xlarge 2.0496
z1d.3xlarge 3.0744
z1d.6xlarge 6.1488
z1d.12xlarge 12.2975

AVMU on Azure

The Qubole Azure Virtual Machine Unit (AVMU) is defined to be equal to the use of one A2 instance for one hour of use. The following table shows the multiplier used for each instance type:

Azure Instance Type Equivalent AVMU
A2 1
A3 2
A4 4
A5 2
A6 4
A7 8
A8 8
A9 16
A10 6
A11 12
B1s 0.1
B1ms 0.18
B2s 0.36
B2ms 0.72
B4ms 1.44
B8ms 2.88
D2 1.2
D3 2.4
D4 4.8
D11 1.5
D12 3
D13 6
D14 12
D2 v2 1.2
D3 v2 2.4
D4 v2 4.8
D5 v2 9.6
D11 v2 1.5
D12 v2 3
D13 v2 6
D14 v2 12
D15 v2 15
D2 v3 0.8
D4 v3 1.6
D8 v3 3.2
D16 v3 6.4
D32 v3 12.8
D64 v3 25.6
DS2 1.2
DS3 2.4
DS4 4.8
DS11 1.5
DS12 3
DS13 6
DS14 12
DS2 v2 1.2
DS3 v2 2.4
DS4 v2 4.8
DS5 v2 9.6
DS11 v2 1.5
DS12 v2 3
DS13 v2 6
DS14 v2 12
DS15 v2 15
E2 v3 1.1
E4 v3 2.2
E8 v3 4.4
E16 v3 8.8
E32 v3 17.6
E64 v3 33.17
F2 1
F4 1.6
F8 4
F16 8
L4s 2.8
L8s 5.7
L16s 11.4
L32s 22.8
M64ms 86
M128ms 222
M64s 55.6
M128s 111.2
NC6 7.2
NC12 14.4
NC24 28.8
NC24r 31.6
NC6 v2 17.2
NC12 v2 34.4
NC24 v2 68.8
NC24r v2 76
ND6 17.2
ND12 34.4
ND24 68.8
ND24r 76

QCPU on Oracle OCI

The Qubole Compute Processing Unit (QCPU) is similar to an Oracle Compute Unit (OCPU), and is based on the number of compute cores in the compute instance type (shape). The following table shows the multiplier used for each instance type.

Oracle Instance Type Equivalent QCPU
BM.DenseIO1.36 72
BM.DenseIO1.52 52
BM Standard1.36 36
BM Standard1.52 104
VM.Standard1.1 1
VM.Standard1.2 2
VM.Standard1.4 4
VM.Standard1.8 8
VM.Standard1.16 16
VM.Standard2.1 1
VM.Standard2.2 4
VM.Standard2.4 4
VM.Standard2.8 8
VM.Standard2.16 16
VM.Standard2.24 24
VM.DenseIO1.4 8
VM.DenseIO1.8 16
VM.DenseIO1.16 32
VM.DenseIO2.8 16
VM.DenseIO2.16 32
VM.DenseIO2.24 48