General Availability: Lower pricing for Azure SQL Database Hyperscale expected in December 2023
Published date: November 15, 2023
Effective December 15, 2023, you can build new, highly scalable cloud applications on Azure SQL Database Hyperscale at the price of commercial open source databases.
As a result, you can save up to 35% on your compute bill and invest in the resources you need to build AI-ready cloud applications of any size and IO requirement.
The new pricing will also apply to storage. You will be charged only for the storage used by the database. There will be no charges for IO operations.