Azure Cost Management

  • A centralized service for reporting usage and billing of Azure environment
  • Self-service cost exploration capabilities
  • Budgets & alerts
  • Cost recommendations
  • Automated exports

Minimizing Costs in Azure

  1. Azure Pricing Calculator to choose the low-cost region
    • Good latency
    • All required services are available
    • Data sovereignty/compliance requirements
  2. Hybrid use benefit and Azure Reservations
  3. Azure Cost Management monitoring, budgets, alerts and recommendations
  4. Understand service lifecycle and automate environments
  5. Use autoscaling features to your advantage
  6. Azure Monitor to find and scale down underutilized resources
  7. Use tags & policies for effective governance
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Adam Marczak

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