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Azure Pricing Comes Clearer

If you are wondering about Azure, there are probably two main question you have: Is it secure and how much does it cost? The first is still hard to answer and largely depends on how seriously the customer takes security. You can't leave it all in the hands of the cloud vendor.

The pricing is easier to fathom, and this month Microsoft will release a fuller price list.

On the low end, a 1-gigabyte database is about $10 month. This really is the low end. Moving up 5 gigs is almost exactly five times the price. Keeping with that model, 100 gigs is a $100 a month, all the way to a 50-gig database for, you guessed it, around $500. Talk about linear pricing.

There are also fees for writing to and from the database.

I'm no database guru, so you tell me if this is a good or bad deal at [email protected]

Posted by Doug Barney on June 23, 2010 at 11:53 AM


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