first of all, I couldn't find a StackExchange site on Cloud Computing. I think this is the most appropriate site, because some of you might be using Azure.
So I just wanted to know: The Windows Azure Pricing Page shows Linux Virtual Machine Price as $0.013/hr for an extra small VM.
The monthly price comes up to about $10.
Is this price charged as number of hours of computation done on the VM or number of hours of running the VM?
And if I shutdown the VM, will I be charged anything?