Sunday, October 01, 2017

cloud: Azure "Reserved Instances"

Lower price with long-term commitment on Microsoft Azure is usually linked to Enterprise Agreement. AWS provides "reserved instances", with discounts based on length of commitment.
Now, Azure provides the same, with bonus that the reserved instances could even be canceled for a refund without need to sell them on martketplace like on AWS.

With AWS adopting "per second" pricing similar to AWS and GCP,
and commitments to Docker and Kubertnets by all providers,
there is some convergence of cloud technology...

Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances | Microsoft Azure

Azure gets more affordable with reserved instances and new cost management features | TechCrunch

Microsoft updates Azure with DDoS protection tool, reserved instances

Words to go: Microsoft Azure networking services

Microsoft Azure Stack has finally arrived -- or has it?

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