Database

Azure Cost Management + Billing updates – September 2020

30 September 2020

While 2020 may be keeping you on your toes, September should help make your life a little bit easier with the general availability of AWS support in Azure Cost Management + Billing, allowing you to manage all your Azure and AWS costs in a single place; the preview of cost allocation, streamlining your internal chargeback process; and many, many new cost optimization tips and tricks, including a new retail, PAYG pricing API, new Advisor recommendations, and specific guidance for organizations using Azure SQL or Azure Backup. You won't want to miss this update!

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

New Azure SQL Learning Tools help reduce the global technology skills gap

05 August 2020

Across Microsoft, we are helping a new generation of technology workers develop the right level of skills. Recently, Microsoft announced the availability of new virtual learning programs. These programs, focused on technical topics are already helping people enhance their digital expertise and, for some, are providing a foundation for success in a new career path.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Data

Eight ways to optimize costs on Azure SQL

28 July 2020

Across the globe, businesses are emerging into a new normal, eager to restart or rebuild, but still operating in uncertain times. Optimizing costs and redirecting the spend to where it matters most is as important as ever, and many companies see the cloud as a way to control costs, build resilience and accelerate time to market.

General Manager, Azure Data & AI