Windows Azure Cache ServicePreview
Cache Service is offered in three tiers: Basic, Standard and Premium. Prices below include a 50% preview discount, and are based on cache size provisioned.
|Price Per Unit (Preview) ||$--.-- - $--.-- / month |
|$-- - $-- / month |
|$--- - $--- / month |
|Cache Size ||128 MB ||1 GB ||5 GB |
|Scale ||Up to 8 units ||Up to 10 units ||Up to 30 units |
|Named Caches ||1 ||10 ||10 |
|High Availability 1 ||Not Available ||Not Available ||Available |
1 High Availability, an optional feature in our Premium tier, provides replication of cached objects for resiliency against hardware failures.
|Notifications 2 ||Not Available ||Available ||Available |
2 Notifications, available in Standard and Premium tiers, allow your applications to receive asynchronous notifications when a variety of cache operations occur on the cache cluster.
Contact us for Cache Service sizes larger than 150GB.
Prices apply for Web or Worker roles in Cloud Services that you deploy the cache in.
Shared Caching Service (to be retired)
Shared Caching is priced based on the cache size provisioned.
|CACHE SIZE||PRICE PER MONTH|
|128 MB ||$31 - $36 |
|256 MB ||$37 - $44 |
|512 MB ||$51 - $60 |
|1 GB ||$75 - $88 |
|2 GB ||$122 - $144 |
* Actual price is determined by your committed spend level, commitment duration and whether you choose to pay monthly or pre-pay.
|4 GB ||$221 - $260 |
Make a monthly commitment to Windows Azure for 6 months or 12 months and receive a significant discount of 20-32%. The discount you earn is determined by the monthly monetary amount you commit. We offer two options:
- Pay Monthly: Minimum commitment /month billed monthly
- Pre-Pay: Pre-Pay for the entire term and get an additional discount
For details on discount pricing, please see the 6-Month and 12-Month plan details.