Microsoft Azure “Free” Services — From the Perspective of Hobbyist

I have been using Azure since 2015/2016, I guess. Witnessed the transition from Windows Azure to Microsoft Azure, from classic portal (manage.windowsazure.com) to current portal (portal.azure.com).

My learning journey with Azure started the exploration of Azure on Visual Studio Subscriptions (and I still have it now!), a subscription targeted to developers for testing purposes, and it has monthly auto-renewal $150 credit. It’s a good training for me within this constraint, as it forces me to understand the pricing…

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