How to apply for a $100 credit TiDB serverless cloud Resource and Use Your Credit?

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How to apply for a $100 credit TiDB serverless cloud Resource?

Complete the application form here: Here are some important tips:

  1. Please allow 1-2 business days for your application to be processed. Once approved, the allocated resources will be valid until December 31, 2023, and can only be requested once per team.
  2. Note: Participants will be responsible for any usage fees beyond the requested cloud resource credit ($100), and please ensure that the requested cloud resource credit is only utilized for the purpose of the Hackathon.

How to Utilize Your Credit?

*NOTE: This step is crucial. Ensure that you select the cluster you are actively using for your Hackathon project.


  1. Go to the Clusters section :arrow_right: Select the cluster associated with your Hackathon Project development.

  1. Verify and confirm that you have chosen the cluster specifically utilized for your Hackathon project development. :arrow_right: Click on “Get more usage quota.”

  1. Set the Monthly Spend Limit to $100.00 :arrow_right: Click “Update Limit” to save the changes.

How to check the credit distribution status?

To check the distribution status of your $100 credit, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to TiDB serverless and navigate to the Org page.
  2. Click on “Billing” in the menu.
  3. Select “Credits” to view the status of your credit distribution.