Now that we've learned how to analyze, process, and implement right-sizing techniques, the next part of the cost-saving section is dedicated to cleaning up. This means having full control of your cloud infrastructure and being able to access, quarantine, and delete unused resources where possible.
In this chapter, we will find and remove services and configurations that are deemed unnecessary, either manually or via automation. We will also recognize all the resources that were used temporarily for migration and may have been forgotten. We'll also learn how to analyze cost spikes that may be the result of unattached resources, shared resources, and even unused subscriptions, along with their security implications.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
- Cleaning up the cloud resources
- Byproducts of migrating to Azure
- Identifying cost spikes
By completing this chapter, you will...