Azure Lab Services enables you to easily set up a lab and provide on-demand access to preconfigured virtual machines (VMs) to support your scenarios. Teach a class, train professionals, run a hackathon or a hands-on lab, and more. Only pay for what you use.
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With Azure Lab Services, you only pay for active usage. You are not billed for shutdown instances. To calculate your bill, follow the simple formula below. There are no other fees or extra cost.
Azure Lab Services GA pricing goes into effect on May 1, 2019. After May 1st, the cost per hour per Lab Unit will be increased from $0.005 to $0.01. Until then, you will continue to be billed based on the preview price of $0.005 per hour per Lab Unit.
Here is how you calculate the bill for a lab:
An Instance in a lab is a virtual machine, and each is billed on an hourly basis based on the instance size from the table below.
A Lab Unit is the cost unit that determines the price for each instance size. Each size costs a certain number of Lab Units.
For example, the cost calculation for a classroom lab of 50 students using the Small instances for a semester would be:
50 Students X 130 hours per student (10 hours per week X 13 weeks) X 20 Lab Units (Small instance size) X $0.01 per hour per Lab Unit = $1300
|Small (2 cores, 4 GB RAM)||20|
|Medium (4 cores, 8 GB RAM)||42|
|Large (8 cores, 28 GB RAM)||84|
|GPU (12 cores, 112 GB RAM)||408|
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Lab Unit bundles compute, IP, network, snapshots and disks costs together. An Instance is billed on an hourly basis depending on the number of Lab Units. A Lab Unit is priced the same for all Instances; however, the quantity of Lab Units per Instance varies.
We charge for the number of full minutes your Instance is running, so you are not billed for any extra seconds. In this example, you would be billed for 6 minutes.
You won't be billed for a machine that is in deallocated (shut down) state as we only charge for active usage. However, a virtual machine can continue to run even after you disconnect from it, so be sure to shut down your machine when you are not working on it.
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