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Test and deploy enterprise apps

with Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Managed Disks, and SQL databases while providing high availability and network performance with Load Balancer.

Create custom mobile experiences

based on your customers’ interests and behavior using App Service and Azure Cosmos DB, Xamarin, HockeyApp, and Traffic Manager.

Gain insights from your data

to make data-driven decisions, and create better experiences using Machine Learning, Data Lake Analytics, and HDInsight.

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Linux Virtual Machines

COMPUTE

750 Hours

B1S VM

Create Linux virtual machines with on-demand capacity in seconds.

Windows Virtual Machines

COMPUTE

750 Hours

B1S VM

Create Windows virtual machines with on-demand capacity in seconds.

Managed Disks

STORAGE

64 GB X 2

2 P6 SDDs

Get premium, secured disk storage for Azure Virtual Machines with simplified management.

Blob Storage

STORAGE

5 GB

LRS hot block

Use massively scalable object storage for any type of unstructured data.

File Storage

STORAGE

5 GB

LRS File Storage

Migrate to simple, distributed, cross-platform file storage without changing code.

SQL Database

DATABASES

250 GB

Create an Azure SQL Database that delivers intelligence built-in.

Cosmos DB

DATABASES

5 GB

400 requests units

Build and scale your application with a globally distributed, multi-model database service.

Bandwidth (Data Transfer)

NETWORKING

15 GB

outbound

Transfer data inbound and outbound through our robust network of global data centers.

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App Service

COMPUTE

10

Web, mobile or API apps

Quickly create powerful apps for any platform or device using your choice of tools including Node.js and PHP.

Functions

COMPUTE

1,000,000

requests per month

Process events with a serverless code architecture.

Container Service

CONTAINERS

Free

Deploy and manage containers using the tools you choose.

Active Directory

SECURITY + IDENTITY

500,000

objects

Enable one-click sign-in to any cloud or on-premises web app for secured identity and access management.

Active Directory B2C

SECURITY + IDENTITY

50,000

monthly stored users

Enable customer identity and access management in the cloud.

Service Fabric

CONTAINERS

Free

Build and operate always-on, scalable, distributed apps.

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Develop in the language and for the platform you want – from .NET and Java, to Node.js, Python, and PHP. Learn more:

Build a web app with Node.js, Java, or .NET

Provision a Linux or Windows virtual machine

Create a SQL database or an Azure Cosmos DB

Accelerate your development using a serverless function