SQL Database Pricing Details
Formerly known as SQL Azure, Azure SQL Database is a feature-rich, fully managed relational database service that offers a highly productive experience, incorporates proven SQL Server technology, and delivers business-class capabilities. SQL Database enables organizations to rapidly build, extend, and scale relational applications in the cloud with familiar tools and the power of Microsoft SQL Server technology.
SQL Database is available in the following editions:
- Web and Business: Web and Business offer relational databases run on shared resources, with built-in replicas within a datacenter. Web edition supports up to 5GB databases, and Business edition supports up to 150 GB databases. Both editions support dynamic scale out of thousands of distributed databases.
- Premium (preview): Built on the same foundation as Web and Business, Premium offers access to built-in business-class functionality that is easy to dial up and dial down based on need. The marquee capability of Premium is reserved capacity. A reservation guarantees a fixed amount of capacity that is not shared with any other database, and thus helps deliver more powerful performance. Premium is currently in preview, try it today.
SQL Database Web and Business is being offered at promotional pricing in Japan West until 5/31/2014. The promotional pricing below includes a 11.5% discount over standard pricing.
SQL Database Web and Business is being offered at promotional pricing in Japan East until 5/31/2014. The promotional pricing below includes a 11.5% discount over standard pricing.