Azure Database charges FAQs

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How do database charges appear on my bill?

We bill each database in multiples of database unit (DU), and each billing unit is equivalent to $9.99 per month. The following table shows the number of billing units for various database sizes.

DATABASE SIZE DATABASE UNITS
(EACH DU = $9.99)
0 to 100 MB 0.5 DU
100 MB to 1 GB 1 DU
1 GB to 10 GB 1 DU for the first GB
0.4 DU for each additional GB
10 GB to 50 GB 4.6 DU for the first 10 GB
0.2 DU for each additional GB
50 GB to 150 GB 12.6 DU for the first 50 GB
0.1 DU for each additional GB