An HDInsight deployment consists of a head node, a secure gateway node, and one or more compute nodes. Head node and compute node are billed on an hourly basis, and the secure node is free. Head node is available in the Extra Large (A4) instance size, and compute node is available in the Large (A3) instance size.
|Head Node (on an Extra Large (A4) instance): ||$-.-- - $-.-- per hour |
|Compute Node (on a Large (A3) instance): ||$-.-- - $-.-- per hour |
* Actual price is determined by your committed spend level, commitment duration and whether you choose to pay monthly or pre-pay.
|Secure Gateway Node (on a Medium (A2) instance): ||Free |
Pricing upon general availability will be announced later. Other Azure services associated with HDInsight such as Storage and Data Transfer are billed separately using the standard rates for Storage and Data Transfers. As HDInsight becomes available in more regions, standard data transfer charges will also apply when transferring data from one region to another.
Make a monthly commitment to Azure for 6 months or 12 months and receive a significant discount of 20-32%. The discount you earn is determined by the monthly monetary amount you commit. We offer two options:
- Pay Monthly: Minimum commitment /month billed monthly
- Pre-Pay: Pre-Pay for the entire term and get an additional discount
For details on discount pricing, please see the 6-Month and 12-Month plan details.