Microsoft Azure Spot VMs can represent significant savings to an organization when combined with good overall resource management practices. Today, […]
Today we take a deeper look at Spot VMs in Azure and how to request a quota limit increase for all virtual machines in Microsoft Azure. Spot VMs allow you to take advantage of unused capacity on Azure VM hosts at a significant cost savings in exchange for letting Azure remove VMs if a pay-as-you-go or reserved instance needs those resources.
Today we take a look at Spot VMs in Azure and what it’s all about. Spot VMs allow you to take advantage of unused capacity on Azure VM hosts at a significant cost savings; but there is a catch. Your VMs can be evicted if Azure needs the capacity back. This style of VM hosting can be used for low-priority workloads and managed using a few different settings. Let’s explore Spot VMs in Azure together!