If you want to increase your knowledge around Azure Cost Management then there’s a new Learning Path in Microsoft Learn. Snazzily entitled “Control Azure spending and manage bills with Azure Cost Management + Billing” it consists of three modules: Design for efficiency and operations in Azure, Predict costs and optimize spending for Azure, and Analyze costs and create budgets with Azure Cost Management.
Find this free Learning Path here: https://bit.ly/2ylYh3j.
If you want a good overview of how you can prevent unexpected charges for the Azure services then this article has some useful information: https://bit.ly/2WiZcte. It’s a 12 minute read with the following sections: getting estimated costs, monitoring costs, optimising and reducing costs, and analysing unexpected charges.
Microsoft announce that budget evaluations in Azure Cost Management now include Reservations and Marketplace purchases rather than just usage information.
Find the announcement here: https://bit.ly/2KWjqDW, some examples on how you might implement the new features here: https://bit.ly/2WgjUtO, and a tutorial on creating budgets here: https://bit.ly/2Whw8lU.
The March roundup of the innovations added to Azure Cost Management includes a whole host of new ACM videos – find them on YouTube here: http://bit.ly/31RjZFy, and confirmation that Cloudyn will be deprecated at the end of 2020: https://bit.ly/3c7HrDx.
Read the full update post here: https://bit.ly/3a0eoQM for more details, and articles on topics such as new ways to save money with Azure and how rounding is handled.
Azure Cost Management is a set of tools that helps customers and partners to feel in control of their spend on the Azure consumption services. Features are continually being added to this service and the February updates include new Power BI reports for EA customers, and greater visibility into the individual meter costs that make up the total cost for a resource. Find the update here: http://bit.ly/3aLFHPP.
Azure Cost Management helps customers to feel in control of their Azure spending and to maximise their cloud investment. There are continual innovations to the functionality available, and this January update details the latest changes including improved reporting, new ways of saving money with Azure, and recent changes to Azure usage data: http://bit.ly/2Ov9pQ9.
The set of features that make up Azure Cost Management is constantly evolving and you can find the latest news from the ACM team here: http://bit.ly/38xdT13.
If you’re newer to ACM then there are some new videos: a shorter one here: http://bit.ly/2PjyRZH and a more detailed one here: http://bit.ly/34kPHvs.
The set of features that make up Azure Cost Management is constantly evolving and the most recent innovations include the introduction of filtered budgets, the ability to save and share customised views, and more flexibility for creating and managing Subscriptions with the limit of 50 Subscriptions per EA Account increased to 200.
Find the latest news from the ACM team here: http://bit.ly/2moqboR.
If you want to learn more about Azure Cost Management to optimise spending in Azure, then have a look at the ACM YouTube channel. There’s a whole host of playlists, including a Quickstart one for a useful collection of short introductory videos. Find the channel here: http://bit.ly/2U55fA7.
Microsoft announce the General Availability of Azure Cost Management for customers buying through Azure.com and Azure Government customers.
You can find the announcement here: http://bit.ly/2LdDQLM with details of new features (a downloadable Azure usage CSV file) and the generally available features (cost analysis, budgets and exports).
There’s also information on what’s not currently supported: Marketplace purchases, data from earlier than September 2018, and Reserved Instances.