How can we improve Azure Virtual Machines?

Make clear that a Shutdown VM is still costing real money.

I got burned even after a month of Free Trial experience because I did not know this.

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  • David Antwis commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It's the allocated resources which cost. Presumably, the VM will start faster if it keeps its resources (cores) allocated, but that 'standby' costs. I went 50% over my monthly usage budget in two weeks of standby.

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