Red Hat Virtual Machine Scale Sets Pricing

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Virtual Machine Scale sets make it easy to build highly scalable applications by allowing you to easily deploy and manage identical VMs as a set. Built on the Azure Resource Manager deployment model, VM Scale sets are fully integrated with Azure load balancing and autoscale, and support Windows, Linux, custom images, and extensions.

Virtual Machine Scale Sets is currently available on all VM sizes supporting of Windows or Linux virtual machines. You are only charged for the compute instances you choose, as well as the other underlying infrastructure resources consumed such as storage and networking. There are no incremental charges for the Virtual Machine Scale Sets service itself. Standard egress charges apply.

General purpose

Balanced CPU-to-memory ratio. Ideal for testing and development, small to medium databases and low to medium traffic web servers.

B-series

B-series are economical virtual machines that provide a low-cost option for workloads which typically run at a low to moderate baseline CPU performance, but sometimes need to burst to significantly higher CPU performance when the demand rises. These workloads do not require the use of the full CPU all the time, but occasionally will need to burst to finish some tasks more quickly. Many applications such as development and test servers, low traffic web servers, small databases, micro services, servers for proof-of-concepts, build servers and code repositories fit into this model.
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B1S 1 1.00 GiB 2 GiB $- $- $-
B2S 2 4.00 GiB 8 GiB $- $- $-
B1MS 1 2.00 GiB 4 GiB $- $- $-
B2MS 2 8.00 GiB 16 GiB $- $- $-
B4MS 4 16.00 GiB 32 GiB $- $- $-
B8MS 8 32.00 GiB 64 GiB $- $- $-

A0-4 Basic

A Basic is an economical option for development workloads, test servers, build servers, code repositories, low-traffic websites and web applications, micro services, early product experiments and small databases.

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A1 1 1.75 GiB 40 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
A0 1 0.75 GiB 20 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
A2 2 3.50 GiB 60 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
A3 4 7.00 GiB 120 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
A4 8 14.00 GiB 240 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
Reserved VM Instances are not available for the A series.

Av2 Standard

Av2 Standard is the latest generation of A-series virtual machines with similar CPU performance and faster disk. These virtual machines are suitable for development workloads, build servers, code repositories, low-traffic websites and web applications, micro services, early product experiments and small databases. Like the prior A Standard generation, Av2 virtual machines will include load balancing and auto-scaling at no additional charge.

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A1 v2 1 2.00 GiB 10 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
A2 v2 2 4.00 GiB 20 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
A4 v2 4 8.00 GiB 40 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
A8 v2 8 16.00 GiB 80 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
A2m v2 2 16.00 GiB 20 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
A4m v2 4 32.00 GiB 40 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
A8m v2 8 64.00 GiB 80 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
Reserved VM Instances are not available for the Av2 series.

D2-64 v3 latest generation

D2-64 v3 instances are the latest hyper-threaded generation of general purpose instances. D2-64 v3 instances are based on the 2.3 GHz Intel XEON ® E5-2673 v4 (Broadwell) processor and can achieve 3.5 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. D2-64 v3 instances offer the combination of CPU, memory, and local disk for most production workloads.

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D2 v3 2 8.00 GiB 50 GiB $- $- $-
D4 v3 4 16.00 GiB 100 GiB $- $- $-
D8 v3 8 32.00 GiB 200 GiB $- $- $-
D16 v3 16 64.00 GiB 400 GiB $- $- $-
D32 v3 32 128.00 GiB 800 GiB $- $- $-
D64 v3 64 256.00 GiB 1,600 GiB $- $- $-

D2s-64s v3 latest generation

Dsv3-series support premium storage and are the latest hyper-threaded generation of general purpose instances based on the 2.3 GHz Intel XEON ® E5-2673 v4 (Broadwell) processor and can achieve 3.5GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. The Dsv3-series sizes offer a combination of vCPU, memory, and temporary storage for most production workloads.

The VM pricing and billing meters for Dsv3 sizes are the same as Dv3-series. Persistent storage disks are billed separately from virtual machines. See pricing for disks.

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D2s v3 2 8.00 GiB 16 GiB $- $- $-
D4s v3 4 16.00 GiB 32 GiB $- $- $-
D8s v3 8 32.00 GiB 64 GiB $- $- $-
D16s v3 16 64.00 GiB 128 GiB $- $- $-
D32s v3 32 128.00 GiB 256 GiB $- $- $-
D64s v3 64 256.00 GiB 512 GiB $- $- $-

D2-5 v2 limited-time special pricing

For a limited-time only, our D2-5 v2 instances will be offered at a special price based on our upcoming move to hyper-threaded processors. Read more about the move to hyper-threaded processors and this limited-time offer on our blog.

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D2 v2 Promo 2 7.00 GiB 100 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
D3 v2 Promo 4 14.00 GiB 200 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
D4 v2 Promo 8 28.00 GiB 400 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
D5 v2 Promo 16 56.00 GiB 800 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
Reserved VM Instances are not available for the Dv2Promo series.

D1-5 v2

D1-5 v2 instances are based on the 2.4 GHz Intel Xeon® E5-2673 v3 (Haswell) processor and can achieve 3.1 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. D1-5 v2 instances offer a powerful combination of CPU, memory and local disk for most production applications.

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D1 v2 1 3.50 GiB 50 GiB $- $- $-
D2 v2 2 7.00 GiB 100 GiB $- $- $-
D3 v2 4 14.00 GiB 200 GiB $- $- $-
D4 v2 8 28.00 GiB 400 GiB $- $- $-
D5 v2 16 56.00 GiB 800 GiB $- $- $-

DS1-S5 v2

Persistent storage disks are billed separately from virtual machines. To use premium storage disks, use the variant Dsv2 virtual machines. The pricing and billing meters for Dsv2 sizes are the same as Dv2-series. See pricing for disks.

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DS1 v2 1 3.50 GiB 7 GiB $- $- $-
DS2 v2 2 7.00 GiB 14 GiB $- $- $-
DS3 v2 4 14.00 GiB 28 GiB $- $- $-
DS4 v2 8 28.00 GiB 56 GiB $- $- $-
DS5 v2 16 56.00 GiB 112 GiB $- $- $-

Compute optimised

High CPU-to-memory ratio. Good for medium traffic web servers, network appliances, batch processes and application servers.

Fv2-Series

The Fv2-Series virtual machines support 2 GiB RAM and 8 GB of local temporary storage (SSD) per vCPU, and are optimized for compute intensive workloads. The F-Series is hyper-threaded and based on the 2.7 GHz Intel Xeon® Platinum 8168 (SkyLake) processor, which can achieve clock speeds as high as 3.7 GHz with the Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. These virtual machines are suitable for scenarios like batch processing, web servers, analytics and gaming.

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F2 v2 2 4.00 GiB 16 GiB $- $- $-
F4 v2 4 8.00 GiB 32 GiB $- $- $-
F8 v2 8 16.00 GiB 64 GiB $- $- $-
F16 v2 16 32.00 GiB 128 GiB $- $- $-
F32 v2 32 64.00 GiB 256 GiB $- $- $-
F64 v2 64 128.00 GiB 512 GiB $- $- $-

F-series

The F-series virtual machines support 2 GiB RAM and 16 GB of local solid state drive (SSD) per CPU core and are optimised for compute intensive workloads. The F-series is based on the 2.4 GHz Intel Xeon® E5-2673 v3 (Haswell) processor, which can achieve clock speeds as high as 3.2 GHz with the Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. These virtual machines are suitable for scenarios like batch processing, web servers, analytics and gaming.

For persistent storage, use the variant Fs virtual machines and purchase Premium Storage separately. The pricing and billing meters for Fs sizes are the same as F-series.

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F1 1 2.00 GiB 16 GiB $- $- $-
F2 2 4.00 GiB 32 GiB $- $- $-
F4 4 8.00 GiB 64 GiB $- $- $-
F8 8 16.00 GiB 128 GiB $- $- $-
F16 16 32.00 GiB 256 GiB $- $- $-

Memory optimised

High memory-to-core ratio. Great for relational database servers, medium to large caches and in-memory analytics.

E2-64 v3 latest generation

E2-64 v3 instances are the latest generation of hyper-threaded memory optimised instances. E2-64 v3 instances are based on the 2.3 GHz Intel XEON® E5-2673 v4 (Broadwell) processor and can achieve 3.5 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. E2-64 v3 instances are ideal for memory-intensive enterprise applications.

Persistent storage disks are billed separately from virtual machines. To use premium storage disks, use the variant Esv3 virtual machines. The pricing and billing meters for Esv3 sizes are the same as Ev3-series. See pricing for disks.

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E2 v3 2 16.00 GiB 32 GiB $- $- $-
E4 v3 4 32.00 GiB 64 GiB $- $- $-
E8 v3 8 64.00 GiB 128 GiB $- $- $-
E16 v3 16 128.00 GiB 256 GiB $- $- $-
E32 v3 32 256.00 GiB 512 GiB $- $- $-
E64 v3 64 432.00 GiB 864 GiB $- $- $-

D11-14 v2 limited-time special pricing

For a limited-time only, our D11-14 v2 instances will be offered at a special price based on our upcoming move to hyper-threaded processors. Read more about the move to hyper-threaded processors and this limited-time offer on our blog.

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D12 v2 Promo 4 28.00 GiB 200 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
D13 v2 Promo 8 56.00 GiB 400 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
D14 v2 Promo 16 112.00 GiB 800 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
Reserved VM Instances are not available for the Dv2Promo series.

D11-15 v2

D11-15 v2 instances are based on the 2.4 GHz Intel Xeon® E5-2673 v3 (Haswell) processor and can achieve 3.1 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. D11-15 v2 are ideal for memory-intensive enterprise applications. D15 v2 instance is isolated to hardware dedicated to a single customer.

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D11 v2 2 14.00 GiB 100 GiB $- $- $-
D12 v2 4 28.00 GiB 200 GiB $- $- $-
D13 v2 8 56.00 GiB 400 GiB $- $- $-
D14 v2 16 112.00 GiB 800 GiB $- $- $-
D15 v2 20 140.00 GiB 1,000 GiB $- $- $-

DS11-S15 v2

For persistent storage, use the variant Dsv2 virtual machines and purchase Premium Storage separately. The pricing and billing meters for Dsv2 sizes are the same as Dv2-series.

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DS11 v2 2 14.00 GiB 28 GiB $- $- $-
DS12 v2 4 28.00 GiB 56 GiB $- $- $-
DS13 v2 8 56.00 GiB 112 GiB $- $- $-
DS14 v2 16 112.00 GiB 224 GiB $- $- $-
DS15 v2 20 140.00 GiB 280 GiB $- $- $-

G-series

G-series virtual machines feature Intel® Xeon® processor E5 v3 family and provide unparalleled computational performance to support large database workloads, specifically SAP HANA, SQL Server, Hadoop, DataZen, and Hortonworks. G5 instance is isolated to hardware dedicated to a single customer.

If you need an option to run SAP HANA production environments that require nodes larger than 0.5 TB, the SAP HANA on Azure (large instances) provide purpose-built SAP certified hardware to deploy larger production environments of SAP workloads (OLTP and OLAP). See more details about SAP HANA on Azure.

For persistent storage, use the variant GS virtual machines and purchase Premium Storage separately. The pricing and billing meters for GS sizes are the same as G-series.

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G2 4 56.00 GiB 768 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
G3 8 112.00 GiB 1,536 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
G4 16 224.00 GiB 3,072 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
G5 32 448.00 GiB 6,144 GiB $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
Reserved VM Instances are not available for the G series.

M-series

M-series virtual machines are hyper-threaded and feature Intel® Xeon® E7-8890 v3 2.5GHz (Haswell) processor. The M-series provides up to 128 cores and 2.0 TiB of memory, providing unparalleled computational performance to support large in-memory workloads.

All the M-series virtual machine sizes will have the ability to use both standard and premium persistent disks. The pricing and billing meters for Ms sizes are the same as M-series.

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M64ms 64 1,750.00 GiB 2,000 GiB $- $- $-
M128ms 128 3,800.00 GiB 4,000 GiB $- $- $-
M64s 64 1,000.00 GiB 2,000 GiB $- $- $-
M128s 128 2,000.00 GiB 4,000 GiB $- $- $-

Storage optimised

High disk throughput and IO. Ideal for Big Data, SQL and NoSQL databases.

L-series

L-series instances are storage optimised virtual machines for low latency workloads such as NoSQL databases (e.g. Cassandra, MongoDB, Cloudera and Redis). L-series offer up to 32 CPU cores, using the Intel® Xeon® processor E5 v3 family with 8-GiB random-access memory (RAM) per core and from 768 GB to 6 TB of local solid state drive (SSD) disk. This instance provides Premium Storage support.

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L4 4 32.00 GiB 678 GiB $- $- $-
L8 8 64.00 GiB 1,388 GiB $- $- $-
L16 16 128.00 GiB 2,807 GiB $- $- $-
L32 32 256.00 GiB 5,630 GiB $- $- $-

GPU

Specialised virtual machines targeted for heavy graphic rendering and video editing available with single or multiple GPUs.

NC-series

N-series virtual machines are ideal for compute and graphics-intensive workloads, helping customers to fuel innovation through scenarios like high-end remote visualization, deep learning and predictive analytics. N-series virtual machines feature the NVIDIA Tesla accelerated platform and NVIDIA GRID 2.0 technology, providing the highest-end graphics support available in the cloud today. In addition, N-series offers a NC24r configuration that provides a low latency, high-throughput network interface optimised for tightly coupled parallel computing workloads.

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NC6 6 56.00 GiB 340 GiB 1X K80 $- $- $-
NC12 12 112.00 GiB 680 GiB 2X K80 $- $- $-
NC24 24 224.00 GiB 1,440 GiB 4X K80 $- $- $-
NC24r 24 224.00 GiB 1,440 GiB 4X K80 $- $- $-

NCv2 series

NCv2 series virtual machines is a new addition to the GPU product family offering the next generation of our popular NC-series machines, powered by NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPUs. Customers can take advantage of these updated GPUs for traditional HPC workloads that will benefit from a performance boost, powering scenarios like reservoir modeling, DNA sequencing, protein analysis, Monte Carlo simulations and others. These new GPUs can provide more than 2x the computational performance of the current NC-series. And like our NC series, we offer a configuration with InfiniBand networking for workloads that require fast interconnect, like Oil and Gas, Automotive, and Genomics to also accelerate scaleout capability as well as improved single instance performance. In addition, N-series offers a NC24r configuration that provides a low latency, high-throughput network interface optimised for tightly coupled parallel computing workloads.

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NC6 v2 6 112.00 GiB 336 GiB 1X P100 $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
NC12 v2 12 224.00 GiB 672 GiB 2X P100 $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
NC24 v2 24 448.00 GiB 1,344 GiB 4X P100 $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
NC24r v2 24 448.00 GiB 1,344 GiB 4X P100 $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
Reserved VM Instances are not available for the NCv2 series.

NV-series

N-series virtual machines are ideal for compute and graphics-intensive workloads, helping customers to fuel innovation through scenarios like high-end remote visualization, deep learning and predictive analytics. N-series virtual machines feature the NVIDIA Tesla accelerated platform and NVIDIA GRID 2.0 technology, providing the highest-end graphics support available in the cloud today.

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NV6 6 56.00 GiB 340 GiB 1X M60 $- $- $-
NV12 12 112.00 GiB 680 GiB 2X M60 $- $- $-
NV24 24 224.00 GiB 1,440 GiB 4X M60 $- $- $-

ND-series

ND-series virtual machines is a new addition to the GPU family specifically designed for the needs of the AI and Deep Learning workloads offering excellent performance for training and inference. It is powered by NVIDIA Tesla P40 GPUs based on the new Pascal Architecture. These instances provide excellent performance for FP32 (single precision floating point operations), for AI workloads utilising CNTK, TensorFlow, Caffe and other frameworks. The ND-series also offers a much larger GPU memory size (24 GB), enabling to fit much larger neural net models. Like our NC-series, the ND-series offers a configuration with a secondary low-latency, high-throughput network through RDMA and InfiniBand connectivity so you can run large-scale training jobs spanning many GPUs. In addition, N-series offers a ND24r configuration that provides a low latency, high-throughput network interface optimised for tightly coupled parallel computing workloads.

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ND12 12 224.00 GiB 672 GiB 2X P40 $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
ND24r 24 448.00 GiB 1,344 GiB 4X P40 $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
ND24 24 448.00 GiB 1,344 GiB 4X P40 $- ‐ ‐ Blank ‐ ‐ Blank
Reserved VM Instances are not available for the ND series.

High performance compute

Our fastest and most powerful CPU virtual machines with optional high-throughput network interfaces (RDMA).

H-series

The H-series is a new family specifically designed to handle high performance computing workloads such as financial risk modeling, seismic and reservoir simulation, molecular modeling and genomic research. They are based on the Intel Xeon E5-2667 v3 Haswell 3.2 GHz (3.6 GHz with turbo) with DDR 4 memory. Turbo is always on for H-series instances. Two of the H-series configurations (H16r, H16mr) also carry a second low latency, high-throughput network interface (RDMA) optimised and tuned for tightly coupled parallel computing workloads such as MPI applications.

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H8 8 56.00 GiB 1,000 GiB $- $- $-
H16 16 112.00 GiB 2,000 GiB $- $- $-
H8m 8 112.00 GiB 1,000 GiB $- $- $-
H16m 16 224.00 GiB 2,000 GiB $- $- $-
H16mr 16 224.00 GiB 2,000 GiB $- $- $-
H16r 16 112.00 GiB 2,000 GiB $- $- $-

Support & SLA

  • Free billing and subscription management support.
  • Flexible support plans starting at $29/month (Note: Microsoft support does not include support for Linux images in the Azure Marketplace, though in some cases Linux publishers offer support per the plans above). Find a plan.
  • Scale Set is a free service, therefore, it does not have a financially backed SLA itself. However, if the Scale Set includes Virtual Machines in at least 2 Fault Domains, the availability of the underlying Virtual Machines SLA applies. See the Virtual Machines SLA for more details.

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