Microsoft SQL Azure pricing reduced

As discussed in our ChicagoAzure user group meeting yesterday.  Microsoft just slashed its SQL Azure pricing by up to 75% and introduced a new Windows SQL Azure 100 MB option for smaller databases.

The chart below provides a side-by-side comparison of the cost savings as cloud deployments grow and database sizes increase.

GB Previous Pricing New Pricing New Price/GB Total % Decrease
5 $49.95 $25.99 $5.20 48%
10 $99.99 $45.99 $4.60 54%
25 $299.97 $75.99 $3.04 75%
50 $499.95* $125.99 $2.52 75%
100 $499.95 * $175.99 $1.76 65%
150 $499.95* $225.99 $1.51 55%

*Previous prices 50GB and larger reflect price cap of $499.95 announced December 12, 2011.

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