Are you Cloud computing on a budget? This article explains how to manage your costs by configuring a budget for your Azure subscription and receive alerts for when you are nearing the budget limit. This a great feature to leverage to avoid any costly surprises for your dev/test or pay-as-you-go account. Let’s face it, there are many cool features to explore in Azure and it’s very easy to deploy a resource or service and forget about it. I’ve done that and quite possibly, so have you.
We’ve now reached the final article in this three part series covering Configuration Management in Azure automation. In Part 1, I discussed the Inventory tool and how to onboard an AWS EC2 virtual machine to Azure. Part 2 covered Change tracking and how to monitor changes to various resources on the AWS instance. In this article, Part 3, I will cover Azure State configuration (DSC) and how to register an AWS VM as a DSC node to apply a desired state.