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Big data gets a big break on Windows Azure

Big drop in price for data processing price for big data was announced by Microsoft effective February 7, 2014. Also announced was the name change for Windows Azure Media Services.

Here is a summary of this change in price:

As to name change what was called 'Encoding Reserved Units' previously will be called 'Basic Encoding Reserved Units'.

Here is a summary view of  'Windows Azure Media Services'.

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