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  • Hello, i am working on an app in which we are going to use SQL server and ASP.NET Core Web API.

    This app will initially have maximum 10k customers and its like a Foodpanda food delivery app. Now I am confused about which services to select in Azure cloud.

    Does Azure Web and Mobile app service come with SQL server? Or do i need to pick that as external service?

    If I choose Windows VM option and configure IIS and SQL server express myself will that be cheaper and work well?

    Please guide


    • Edited by MWaleedBaig Sunday, December 29, 2019 2:16 PM
    Sunday, December 29, 2019 2:14 PM

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  • Hi M,

    I would suggest using https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/calculator/ where you can ala carte the various services. Therefore, you can compare and contrast the cost of using a VM and managed SQL service. You can also explore other hosted databases such as MySQL, MariaDB, etc. I would compare the costs of using a VM vs a single instance DB priced on the DTU scale. As for your Web API, you can use Azure Functions which uses a compute pricing model rather than a consumption pricing model. Using a compute model means you're only paying for the CPU cycles that your code is using when it's invoked.

    Hope this helps.


    Thanks in advance, Ryan

    Monday, December 30, 2019 3:41 PM