Unsure about pricing. RRS feed

  • Question

  • I need a simple hosting. So I decided to try Azure.

    Am I making a mistake, or after the Trial if I want to keep:

    - Shared host (for custom domain names)
    - SQL Server 100MB only
    - 5GB bandwidth

    I will have to spend 



    Godaddy is offering

    Unlimited Websites

    Unlimited Bandwidth

    Unlimited Disk Space

    SQL Server database (200mb)



    Who is the target of Azure? I highly doubt I am in the right place, Azure seems so expensive. Or am I making a mistake?

    • Edited by BrunoLM Tuesday, November 12, 2013 3:38 AM
    Tuesday, November 12, 2013 2:55 AM


  • Hi,

    The first 5GB/month of bandwidth are free, 100MB SQL Database are charged $5/mo, and from windows azure calculator we will spend $5/mo, a shared web site cost $9.68/mo. We have to spend $14.67/mo.

    More information:

    Windows Azure is Microsoft's cloud-based application platform for developing, managing, and hosting applications off-site. Refer to http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/10-reasons-to-use-azure-for-your-cloud-apps/1282/ for more information about why we choose azure.

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    Tuesday, November 12, 2013 6:09 AM