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Managed Disks pricing

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Azure Managed Disks are the new and recommended disk storage offering for use with Azure virtual machines for persistent storage of data. You can use multiple Managed Disks with each virtual machine. We offer three types of Managed Disks—Premium SSD, Standard SSD (Preview), and Standard HDD.

Are you looking for pricing details for Page Blobs also referred as Unmanaged Disks? See Unmanaged Disk and Page Blob pricing.

Pricing details

Premium SSD Managed Disks

Premium SSD Managed Disks are high performance Solid State Drive (SSD) based Storage designed to support I/O intensive workloads with significantly high throughput and low latency. With Premium SSD Managed Disks, you can provision a persistent disk and configure its size and performance characteristics.

The total cost of Premium SSD Managed Disks depends on the size and number of the disks, and will be affected by the number of outbound data transfers. These disk sizes provide different input/output operations per sec (IOPs), throughput caps, and monthly price per GiB. You choose the option that best meets your required storage size, IOPs, and throughput. Attach several persistent disks to a VM and you can configure up to 64 TiB of storage per VM, and achieve 80,000 input/output operations per second, and 1,600 MB per second disk throughput per VM at less than one millisecond latency for read operations. Premium SSD Managed Disks are supported by DS-series, DSv2-series, FS-series, and GS-series VM sizes which are specifically targeted for Premium SSD Managed Disks.

You can store Managed Disk snapshots and images for Premium SSD Managed Disks on Standard storage. You can choose between locally redundant (LRS) and Zone redundant (ZRS) options. These snapshots and images are charged at $0.05/GB per month for both Standard LRS and ZRS options based on the used portion of the disk. For example, if you create a snapshot of a managed disk with provisioned capacity of 64 GB and actual used data size of 10 GB, snapshot will be billed only for the used data size of 10 GB. If you choose to store them on Premium SSD Managed Disk storage, you’ll be charged at $-/GB per month.

P4 P6 P10 P15 P20 P30 P40 P50
Disk Size 32 GiB 64 GiB 128 GiB 256 GiB 512 GiB 1 TiB 2 TiB 4 TiB
Price per month $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $-
IOPs per disk 120 240 500 1,100 2,300 5,000 7,500 7,500
Throughput per disk 25 MB/second 50 MB/second 100 MB/second 125 MB/second 150 MB/second 200 MB/second 250 MB/second 250 MB/second
There are no transaction costs for Premium Disks.

Managed disks are only available for Locally Redundant Storage (LRS). Please refer to Azure Storage replication page for more details on redundancy options.

Standard SSD Managed Disks (Preview)

Standard SSD Managed Disks, a low-cost SSD offering, are optimized for test and entry-level production workloads requiring consistent latency. Standard SSD Managed Disks can also be used for big data workloads that require high throughput. Standard SSD Managed Disks deliver lower latency compared to Standard HDDs, while improving reliability and scalability for your applications, and are available with all Azure VM sizes. Standard SSD Managed Disks can be easily upgraded to Premium SSD Managed Disks for more demanding and latency-sensitive enterprise workloads. Offered as a managed disk solution, Standard SSD Managed Disks come with the same industry leading durability and availability that you expect from Premium SSD Managed Disks.

The total cost of Standard SSD Managed Disk storage depends on the size and number of disks, the number of transactions, and the number of outbound data transfers.

You can store snapshots and images for Standard SSD Managed Disks on Standard HDD storage. You can choose between locally redundant (LRS) and Zone redundant (ZRS) options. These snapshots and images are charged at $0.05/GB per month for both Standard LRS and ZRS options based on the used portion of the disk. For example, if you create a snapshot of a managed disk with provisioned capacity of 128 GB and actual used data size of 10 GB, snapshot will be billed only for the used data size of 10 GB. If you choose to store them on SSD storage, you’ll be charged at $-/GB per month.
E10 E15 E20 E30 E40 E50
Disk Size 128 GiB 256 GiB 512 GiB 1 TiB 2 TiB 4 TiB
Preview price per month $- $- $- $- $- $-
IOPs per disk 500 500 500 500 500 500
Throughput per disk 60 MB/second 60 MB/second 60 MB/second 60 MB/second 60 MB/second 60 MB/second
We charge $- (preview price) per 10,000 transactions for Standard SSD Managed Disks. Any type of operation against the storage is counted as a transaction, including reads, writes and deletes.

Standard HDD Managed Disks

Standard HDD Managed Disks use Hard Disk Drive (HDD) based Storage media. They are best suited for dev/test and other infrequent access workloads that are less sensitive to performance variability.

The total cost of Standard HDD Managed Disk storage depends on the size and number of disks, the number of transactions, and the number of outbound data transfers.

Managed snapshots and images are charged at $-/GB per month for both LRS and ZRS options based on the used portion of the disk. For example, if you create a snapshot of a managed disk with provisioned capacity of 64 GB and actual used data size of 10 GB, snapshot will be billed only for the used data size of 10 GB.
S4 S6 S10 S15 S20 S30 S40 S50
Disk Size 32 GiB 64 GiB 128 GiB 256 GiB 512 GiB 1 TiB 2 TiB 4 TiB
Price per month $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $-
IOPs per disk 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500
Throughput per disk 60 MB/second 60 MB/second 60 MB/second 60 MB/second 60 MB/second 60 MB/second 60 MB/second 60 MB/second
We charge $- per 10,000 transactions for Standard HDD Managed Disks. Any type of operation against the storage is counted as a transaction, including reads, writes and deletes.

Managed disks are only available for Locally Redundant Storage (LRS). Please refer to Azure Storage replication page for more details on redundancy options.

Support & SLA

FAQ

  • You will be charged the same rate for your provisioned disk, regardless of how much of the disk space is being used.

  • The charges will be pro-rated on an hourly basis using the monthly price.

Support & SLA

  • Free billing and subscription management support.
  • Flexible support plans starting at $29/month. Shop for a plan.
  • Guaranteed 99.9 percent or greater availability (excludes preview services). Read the SLA.

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