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Cost effective hosting solutions for REST services and SQL RRS feed

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  • What are some cost effective hosting solutions for REST services/SQL Server that I will use with my Windows Phone app? I will also have the need to host a Windows Service. I am just starting out so I need something cost effect as I do not know how much if any money my WP app will generate.
    Monday, April 8, 2013 10:50 PM

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  • It doesn't cover the relational database piece, but have you considered Windows Azure Web Sites (WAWS)? You get 10 free web sites per datacenter - perfect for a web service component.

    http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/pricing/details/#web-sites

    Azure SQL Database would cover the relational database piece and prices can be as low as $5 per month (100 MB). Then, if you get really creative, you could actually put several applications in the same database (just have different, unrelated tables and schemas) and drive your cost per application down even further.

    Monday, April 8, 2013 11:57 PM