For today I’ll show you two major cost optimizations for your Azure Virtual Machines ;
- Reserved Instances
- Windows Licensing
As the baseline for the cost projections, I’ll be using a commonly used “D2v3”-machine (deployed in West Europe & currency set to Euro) ;
For the Cost Optimization calculations, I’ll be using VMchooser, which returns the following results ;
So what to make of this? Let’s dive into those two topics!