Azure Dev/Test Pricing

Discounted rates on Azure to support ongoing development and testing

For individuals For Teams (Enterprise Agreement customers) For Teams (all other customers)
Dev/Test pricing options Monthly Azure credits for Visual Studio subscribers Enterprise Dev/Test Pay-as-you-go Dev/Test
Number of instances allowed One per Visual Studio subscriber Unlimited Unlimited
Monthly credit included* $50, $100, or $150 None None
Billing options

No credit card required

Credit card billing for overages (invoicing available)

Always billed to the Enterprise Agreement

Consumes prepaid Azure Monetary Commitment funds, if available

Credit card billing (invoicing available)
Billed usage Overages are billed after the monthly credit has been consumed All usage is billed All usage is billed
Allowed to run Windows 10 Virtual Machines
Service Level Agreement Only for Visual Studio Team Services, Application Insights and HockeyApp Only for Visual Studio Team Services, Application Insights and HockeyApp Only for Visual Studio Team Services, Application Insights and HockeyApp
Licensing terms

Restricted to dev/test use only

For use by active Visual Studio subscribers, and by end users providing feedback and performing acceptance tests

Restricted to dev/test use only

For use by active Visual Studio subscribers, and by end users providing feedback and performing acceptance tests

Restricted to dev/test use only

For use by active Visual Studio subscribers, and by end users providing feedback and performing acceptance tests

Dev/Test pricing discounts

Windows Virtual Machines Billed at CentOS/Ubuntu Linux VM rates
BizTalk Virtual Machines (Enterprise and Standard) Billed at CentOS/Ubuntu Linux VM rates
SQL Server Virtual Machines (Enterprise, Standard and Web) Billed at CentOS/Ubuntu Linux VM rates
Logic Apps Enterprise Connection 50% discount
App Service instances (Basic, Standard and Premium) 22%-50% discount (varies by instance size/type)
Cloud Services instances 4%-56% discount (varies by instance size/type)
HDInsight instances 2%-59% discount (varies by instance size/type)

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*Certain services are excluded from monthly credits for Visual Studio subscribers and are always billed as overages.