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HDInsight on AKS pricing

Manage your big data needs in an open-source platform with the ability to centrally monitor and manage your Infrastructure in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Run popular open-source frameworks including Apache Flink, Spark and Trino using Azure HDInsight on AKS, a customisable, enterprise-grade service for open-source analytics. Effortlessly process massive quantities of data and get all the benefits of the broad open-source ecosystem with the global scale of Azure. Easily migrate your big data workloads to the cloud.

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HDInsight on AKS Price $- per vCPU per hour

HDInsight charges its customers $- per hour for every vCPU in the ‘Azure HDInsight on AKS’ cluster. HDInsight on AKS Price is in addition to the price of Virtual Machines(VMs), AKS Standard Tier, and other associated services (e.g., Storage, Bandwidth, Networking, etc.). Please refer to the pricing examples in FAQs for reference and use the Pricing Calculator for estimating total costs.

Cluster-Pools: HDInsight on AKS Price does not apply. Customers billed for Virtual Machines (VMs)AKS Standard Tier (Uptime SLA), and associated services (Storage, Bandwidth, Networking, etc.)

Clusters: HDInsight on AKS Price applies in addition to Virtual Machines (VMs) and associated services (Storage, Bandwidth, Networking, etc.)

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  • The duration of runtime is considered from the time clusters enter into the running state to the time they are deleted.
  • Even though the prices are expressed as hourly, the customers will be billed only for the duration of their usage on a prorated basis.
  • HDInsight on AKS price is charged only for the vCPUs in the cluster, and not the cluster-pool.
  • No. The price of $- per vCPU per hour is standardised and will be same regardless of the VM Family or the Region chosen for creating the cluster.

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