It’s been a long and intensive discussion – the (initial) pricing structure of Azure Purview. As I already talked about it in my Purview pricing blog post, the basic cost calculation involves
– the cost for the data map (= the infrastructure to store metadata and provide the Purview UI + cataloging functionality)
– plus the costs involved for scanning sources.
And that has added up to a significant amount of money, especially in dev/test scenarios. But read on for the glad tidings Wolfgang has to share.