Azure Cost Management & Billing Basics

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For entire azure resources even across subscriptions if you want to know about your billing, invoice, budget, alerts, recommendations then you must go to Azure Cost Management and billing page in Azure portal. This article will help you to prepare for az-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies.

Cost Reports and Budget Setup

Azure Monitor also helps us to:

  • Monitor the resource cost
  • Get cost reports
  • Setup budget and alert

Cost Management & Billing

Cost Management & Billing is service in Azure.

In overview screen you will see:

  • History of all the previous bills
  • Which specific resource cost you more price

Cost Management

Cost Analysis

Cost Alerts

You can setup your own alerts so that you will be notified once you cross your budget or about to reach your budget.


You can create or delete the budges.

Advisor recommendations

This will redirect to the Azure Adviser page where you can see cost recommendations.


Invoices and payments can be find here.


Configurations and you can even connect to AWS resources and check the cost recommendations on them.

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