Set an Azure Budget dynamically based on last month’s costs

Azure Budgets offers a great way to plan and drive accountability towards the Azure costs. Azure Budgets allow you to set a threshold value for your Azure environment and helps in proactively manage costs. You can also set alerts on top of the budgets using Azure Action Groups. A budget can be created at a subscription or a resource group level. To learn more on how to set up a budget, please check the official […]

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Top 50 Microsoft Azure Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2020

While going through my twitter feed (sometime last week), I came across a tweet by Chris Pietschmann about his blog being listed as the top Microsoft Azure blog to follow in 2020. It sounded interesting to me. When I did some digging, I came across Feedspot’s list of top 50 Microsoft Azure Blogs, Websites and Influencers in 2020. It reviews and recommends the top blogs and websites on Microsoft Azure. I found it to be […]

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Shutting down or deleting app service doesn’t save money

Many people have reached out to me asking why Microsoft keeps charging them even though they have shut down or deleted their app service (web app or API app). In this blog post, I will explain how app service pricing works and why Microsoft still charges you even after the app is stopped or deleted. Lets start with the basics. Whenever an app service is created in Azure, it is created in what is known […]

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Demystifying Azure Networking – Cloud Lunch and Learn

Here is the recording of my talk on “Demystifying Azure Networking”, that I gave at Cloud Lunch and Learn recently. I’ve covered the basics of Azure Networking services including Virtual Networks, VPN gateways, and different load balancing options in Azure. The event was hosted by Hugo Barona. Here is the website for the event:  https://www.cloudlunchlearn.com/

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