Late in 2020 we introduced our guide to Amazon Web Services (AWS) cost optimization, a living document written by our subject matter experts exploring the ins and outs of the complex world of AWS costs. We encourage you to check it out and let us know what you think, and if there’s anything new we should cover as part of the guide.

Now, in our continuing push to continue educating interested parties on the subject of cloud cost optimization, we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve recent published the first iteration of our Microsoft Azure Cost Optimization Guide.

Our goal with this guide is the same as our AWS guide: with the Azure guide, we aim to help the broader community by simplifying complex cloud concepts that underpin cloud optimization decisions. This guide is written for cloud administrators, technical executives, and FinOps managers responsible for overseeing cloud platform efficiency.

Each topic in this guide offers an in-depth understanding of the key concepts, best practices, and presents tips we’ve learned that help administrators optimize their cloud spending.

Enjoy our six inaugural articles while we work to create more content for you in the coming weeks. Want to learn something specific? Feel free to write to us at

These are the initial six articles:

Azure Storage Pricing

Azure Reservations

Azure Spot

Azure Migrate

Azure SQL Pricing

Azure Backup Pricing

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