Azure SQL Database Backup storage costs - DTU model

Taiob Ali 101 Reputation points MVP


In the DTU model, there's no additional charge for backup storage for databases and elastic pools. The price of backup storage is a part of the database or pool price.

Does this mean no additional charge for the default seven days of PIT that comes with creating a new database in the DTU model?
What happens if I increase the PIT backup retention beyond seven days?
What happens if I set up long-term retention?
Do I get charged the same way as vCore and explained here?

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  1. Martin Cairney 2,241 Reputation points

    That is correct. Your DTU cost covers the PITR storage costs. You can change your retention settings within the PITR options without charge.
    However ALL LTR is a separate charge, even for DTU SKUs. All LTR is priced the same.

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