Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Windows Azure ‘Extra Small’ Compute Instance

At PDC 2010 Bob Muglia announced a new “extra small” compute instance, priced at 5 cents/hour. This Extra Small Windows Azure instance seems especially useful for developers to test their application at an affordable cost.

This brings the total number of Windows Azure compute instances flavors to five:

 

Compute Instance Size
CPU
Memory
Instance Storage
I/O Performance Cost per hour
Extra Small
1.0 GHz
768 MB 20 GB
Low $0.05
Small 1.6 GHz
1.75 GB
225 GB
Moderate $0.12
Medium 2 x 1.6 GHz
3.5 GB 490 GB
High $0.24
Large 4 x 1.6 GHz
7 GB
1,000 GB
High $0.48
Extra Large 8 x 1.6 GHz
14 GB
2,040 GB
High $0.96

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