Section 2: Cloud Cost Savings
In this section, you will understand and use cost-saving options such as reservations, and techniques to downsize, clean up, and switch off/on your Azure resources, along with offering on-demand solutions where possible for them. We have a dedicated chapter for right-sizing, another for clean-up, and one for reservations.
We'll understand how to keep the right balance where possible between performance and spending, and will learn how to identify, automate, and delete unused resources. This section will also explain how to properly set up a governance process to handle reservations, from understanding the model options to successfully handling a full capacity strategy of reserved services.
This section comprises the following chapters: