App Service plans

An App Service Plan (ASP) is a set of capacities (the instance size and instance count on which the application is hosted) and features. Capacity is directly linked to cost and hence it is similar to choosing a pricing tier. There are different capabilities and limits within ASPs.

There are five pricing tiers, namely Free, Shared, Basic, Standard, and Premium. Each ASP can be used for different purposes and they are different in providing features too. SLAs for Basic, Standard, and Premium are 99.95 percent. Autoscale, geo-distributed deployment, VPN hybrid connectivity, deployment slots, and automated backups are available only in the Standard and Premium tiers. In the Standard tier, five deployment slots are available, ...

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