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Discussion on: Is Serverless really as cheap as everyone claims?

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lepinekong • Edited on

What prevent me to use it is you cannot cap the cost, there are so many horrors stories on that :)

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Burke Holland Author

You can cap your spending - at least in Azure...

docs.microsoft.com/azure/billing/b...

Now that does take your resources offline when you hit your spending cap. The other option is to use something like the Dedicated Plan, which gives you a dedicated VM.

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lepinekong • Edited on

"The spending limit is $0 and it can’t be changed." ??? then it's useless.

I don't need to go to azure for a VM there are plentifull out there ;)

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Devin Goble

The benefit of the Dedicated Plan is that it allows you to pay for dedicated VMs, but still make use of the Functions development model. So, it's not just a VM that you can get from anywhere, it's a fixed cost Function execution environment.

docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/app...

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lepinekong

ah ok thanks.