Create your first Azure Container Instances container | Microsoft Docs
Microsoft’s new Azure Container Instances make using containers fast and easy | TechCrunch
"ACI is different from the likes of Azure’s existing Container Service, AWS’s EC2 Container Service and the Google Container Engine.
ACI, which is now in preview, is all about simplicity. It lets you spin up a single container with your choice of memory and CPU cores in a few seconds and usage is billed by the second. As Microsoft stresses, these containers are first-class objects on Azure and get all of the same role-based access controls, billing tags and other features that you’d expect on the platform. These containers are isolated from other customers using “proven virtualization technology,” Microsoft says."
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Pricing - Container Instances | Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Introduces New Azure Container Instances Service and Per Second Billing