Azure Spot Virtual Machines pricing
Run interruptible workloads at deep discounts
Purchase unused compute capacity at deep discounts – up to 90 per cent compared to pay-as-you-go prices. *
If your workload can tolerate interruptions, and its execution time is flexible, then using Spot Virtual Machines can significantly reduce the cost of running it in Azure.
* Actual discounts may vary based on region, VM type and Azure compute capacity available when the workload is deployed
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Frequently asked questions
Workloads are evicted when Azure no longer has available compute capacity and must reallocate its resources.
Workloads will also be evicted when the current price exceeds the maximum price that you agreed to pay before the VMs were allocated.
For pricing transparency across all Azure regions and to ensure fairness when allocating available compute capacity, all of our customers will enter maximum prices in US dollars. Spot pricing in local currency figures displayed on this page are provided for your information only. These figures only represent an estimate of the actual costs you will incur and will vary based on currency exchange rates.
Spot pricing in local currency displayed on this page is provided for your information only. You may pay your Azure bill in one of the supported local currencies below. However, spot pricing in local currency figures displayed on this page are provided for your convenience and only represent an estimate of the actual costs you will incur and will vary based on currency exchange rates.
AUD Australia – Dollar ($) AUD JPY Japan – Yen (¥) JPY TWD Taiwan – Dollar (NT$) TWD KRW Korea – Won (₩) KRW GBP United Kingdom – Pound (£) GBP NZD New Zealand – Dollar ($) NZD CAD Canada – Dollar ($) CAD NOK Norway – Krone (kr) NOK CNY China – Yuan (CN¥) CNY RUB Russia – Ruble (руб) RUB DKK Denmark – Krone (kr) DKK SEK Sweden – Krona (kr) SEK EUR Euro Zone – Euro (€) EUR CHF Switzerland – Franc (chf) CHF INR India – Rupee (₹) INR
For all other currencies not listed above, you will have to transact Spot VMs in US dollars and pay your bill in US dollars.