# Thursday, May 16, 2013
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Soon, actually June 1st Virtual Machines will go GA on Microsoft’s Windows Azure platform. With that the exact prices are finally known. You can take a look at http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/pricing/overview/ for all technology in the Azure stack. For VM’s specifically these are the prices known as of now.

Compute Instance Name Virtual Cores RAM Price Per Hour
(GA Price Starting Jun 1st)
Price Per Hour
(Promotional Price Until May 31st)
Extra Small (A0) Shared 768 MB $0.02
(~$15/month)
$0.0133
(~$10/month)
Small (A1) 1 1.75 GB $0.09
(~$67/month)
$0.08
(~$60/month)
Medium (A2) 2 3.5 GB $0.18
(~$134/month)
$0.16
(~$119/month)
Large (A3) 4 7 GB $0.36
(~$268/month)
$0.32
(~$238/month)
Extra Large (A4) 8 14 GB $0.72
(~$536/month)
$0.64
(~$476/month)

And for the more power intensive material:

COMPUTE INSTANCE NAME VIRTUAL CORES RAM PRICE PER HOUR
A6 4 28 GB $1.02
(~$759/month)
A7 8 56 GB $2.04
(~$1,518/month)

It’s great to see this entire platform evolve so fast.

Grz, Kris.