September 28, 2022
New in September are support for budgets in the Azure mobile app, cost savings insights in the cost analysis preview, and new licensing benefits for partners. Add 7 new GA updates and 3 doc updates and you have another great month.
August 31, 2022
August brings simplified billing account management for organizations with multiple tenants, a new way to discover updates in Cost Management, 15 new and updated ways to save in Azure, and 3 new doc updates.
August 2, 2022
July brought a new, generally available Cost Details API for on-demand data downloads. If you use cost APIs for automation or integration, you'll want to check that out! We also added three new preview features, four new ways to save, and five documentation updates.
June 28, 2022
June is all about staying informed! From viewing cost on the go from the Azure mobile app to a new API for cost alerts and an updated schema for budget alerts. Add a new tutorials experience in the portal, 10 new ways to save, 1 video, and 8 doc updates and you've got yourself a lot of catching up to do!
May 31, 2022
May introduces Microsoft Cost Management, anomaly detection alerts, improved cost monitoring for Azure Lab Services, and more.
April 26, 2022
As April comes to a close, you'll find new summarized totals in the cost analysis preview, the ability to download Azure prices as a ZIP file, six new and updated previews, a whopping 17 new ways to save, and a few new videos and doc updates.
April 11, 2022
Autoscaling is one of the value levers that can help unlock cost savings for your Azure workloads by automatically scaling up and down the resources in use to better align capacity to demand. Not only does it utilize cloud elasticity by paying for capacity only when you need it, you can also reduce the need for an operator to continually monitor the performance of a system and make decisions about adding or removing resources.
April 11, 2022
For cloud workloads with consistent resource usage, you can buy reserved instances at a significant discount and reduce your workload costs by up to 72 percent compared to pay-as-you-go prices. Azure Reservations can be obtained by committing to one-year or three-year plans for virtual machines, Azure Blob storage or Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, SQL Database compute capacity, Azure Cosmos DB throughput, and other Azure resources.
March 29, 2022
The Enterprise Agreement billing account management experience in the Azure portal is now generally available, there are two new preview features (including anomaly alerts), nine new and updated offers to save money on Azure, and four documentation updates.
March 1, 2022
February expanded the anomaly detection preview to all subscriptions, introduced two new GA offers to save money, two new learning resources, and one documentation update.