SQL Azure Backup - Now a hosted solution
Easily schedule a backup from SQL Azure to Azure Blob Storage or Amazon S3
When you use SQL Azure Backup Microsoft charges you for:
- Make backup transactionally consistent
$0.33 per copy for a 1GB database
Each use of CREATE AZURE COPY is charged as a full day's usage of that database.
- Data transfer
$0.15 per GB in North America and Europe
Copying a SQL Azure database downloads its schema and data from Azure. This means you incur outgoing data charges.
- Blob storage
$0.14 per month per GB
When exporting to a BACPAC file, you are charged for storing the file in blob storage.
The prices listed here are guidelines, you should see Microsoft's Azure Pricing Overview for up-to-date costs.Prices correct as of 21 Nov 2011