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Am I billed for periods where there are no events? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Assume I have a dev/test scenario where there are long periods of time when I'm not actively testing my code. If I have running jobs waiting for input and there are no events, am I billed for that time?
    Saturday, April 25, 2015 6:53 AM

Answers

  • There are two meters for which your Stream Analytics gets billed [1]

    (1) Data ingressed by your streaming job

    (2) CPU memory used by the running job

    http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/details/stream-analytics/

    So if you are not sending any events you will not be billed for (1) but you will still be billed for (2) since you have a streaming job that is allocated and running.

    You will have to STOP your job in order to avoid getting billed at all

    Thanks


    Zafar Abbas

    • Marked as answer by Zafar Abbas Tuesday, April 28, 2015 2:25 AM
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 2:25 AM

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  • There are two meters for which your Stream Analytics gets billed [1]

    (1) Data ingressed by your streaming job

    (2) CPU memory used by the running job

    http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/details/stream-analytics/

    So if you are not sending any events you will not be billed for (1) but you will still be billed for (2) since you have a streaming job that is allocated and running.

    You will have to STOP your job in order to avoid getting billed at all

    Thanks


    Zafar Abbas

    • Marked as answer by Zafar Abbas Tuesday, April 28, 2015 2:25 AM
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 2:25 AM
  • Thanks! That's exactly what I was wondering. Is there an auto-scale aspect to ASA? So when my traffic decreases does ASA scale down to require less CPU/Memory?
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:54 PM