Quotas and limits for Azure Container Instances

All Azure services include certain default limits and quotas for resources and features. This article details the default quotas and limits for Azure Container Instances.

Availability of compute, memory, and storage resources for Azure Container Instances varies by region and operating system. For details, see Resource availability for Azure Container Instances.

Use the List Usage API to review current quota usage in a region for a subscription.

Service quotas and limits

Resource Limit
Standard sku container groups per region per subscription 1001
Dedicated sku container groups per region per subscription 01
Number of containers per container group 60
Number of volumes per container group 20
Standard sku cores (CPUs) per region per subscription 101,2
Standard sku cores (CPUs) for K80 GPU per region per subscription 181,2
Standard sku cores (CPUs) for P100 or V100 GPU per region per subscription 01,2
Ports per IP 5
Container instance log size - running instance 4 MB
Container instance log size - stopped instance 16 KB or 1,000 lines
Container creates per hour 3001
Container creates per 5 minutes 1001
Container deletes per hour 3001
Container deletes per 5 minutes 1001

1To request a limit increase, create an Azure Support request. Free subscriptions including Azure Free Account and Azure for Students aren't eligible for limit or quota increases. If you have a free subscription, you can upgrade to a Pay-As-You-Go subscription.
2Default limit for Pay-As-You-Go subscription. Limit may differ for other category types.

Next steps

Certain default limits and quotas can be increased. To request an increase of one or more resources that support such an increase, please submit an Azure support request (select "Quota" for Issue type).