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Microsoft Azure Cost Management Billing Budget

Set a budget in your Azure Subscription

Let’s explore cost management and budgets in Azure today. Azure Budgets are easy to setup and use – and it will take less time to set up the cost control than to explain spending too much to your boss. Join me for a quick tour of budgeting in Azure…

Posted on 7:53 pm
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Microsoft Azure Tags

Deploy a Custom Azure Policy

It’s time for another deep dive into some fun with #Azure! Let’s take a like at #Policy in Azure today – Join me for a look at adding, customizing, and user auto shutdown as a Policy driven set of actions.

Posted on 8:13 am
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Azure Subscription Usage LImits

Check your Azure Resource Usage against Limits

In this article we will explore how to find your current usage of network resources against your subscription limits in Azure. This is helpful to both track current usage and plan for future usage. There are three ways to view this data, each with some variance on results; so let’s dive right in and find out about pushing our limits!

Posted on 10:38 am
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Microsoft Azure Tags

Azure Tags – Tagging Best Practices

In the final installment of Azure Tagging, today we wrap up our strategy with some best practices. Join me as I cover cost management benefits, consistency, automation, and governance topics around tagging in Azure.

Posted on 5:25 pm

Azure Updates – Number 6 – March 13, 2021

A summary update on Azure news that includes updates released from Microsoft Azure related to Azure, Architecture, Compute, and Sentinel topics. Save time digging around to find recent releases and changes. Released March 13th. Great updates and sunny days on the way!

Posted on 9:18 am

Azure Updates – Number 5 – March 6, 2021 – Ignite Special

A summary update on Ignite March 2021 Azure News that includes updates released from Microsoft Azure related to Azure, Architecture, Compute, and Sentinel topics. Links to all the resource updates with each item. Hopefully this will save you some time digging around to find recent releases and changes. There was so many releases this past week that I wanted to post a supplementary update to help everyone with their weekend reading materials!

Posted on 9:41 am
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Microsoft Azure Tags

Azure Tags – Tagging Strategy

Today, we extend our discussion of why to tag – and look at tagging strategy in Azure. We look at tagging goals of cost monitoring, app owner improvements, security, and data classification; and build our tags out…

Posted on 10:37 am
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Microsoft Azure Tags

Azure Tags – Why Use Tagging?

Today, we will talk about why we should use tags in Azure, and start expanding on the idea and see what tagging can do to improve our subscriptions. We look at cost monitoring, app owner improvements, security, and data classification…

Posted on 12:38 pm
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Microsoft Azure Infrastructure

Azure Naming Conventions

Most Admins are aware why we should use a standardized naming convention across all your resources, but sometimes we have to explain it to business members or new admins that have not considered this before. It can be a contentious topic sometimes, but Microsoft Docs guides us through this process….

For examples and explanations of naming conventions read on…

Posted on 6:29 am