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Building an Azure Usage Report with Powershell

June Castillote shows us how we can use Powershell to get usage data from Azure for our subscriptions:

In the section above, it would be common for the command to return many thousand objects especially for long date ranges. To prevent overwhelming the API, the Get-UsageAggregates command only returns a maximum of 1000 results. If you’ve saved the $usageData variable as covered in the previous section, you can confirm it by using running this command $usageData.UsageAggregations.count.

What if there are more than 1000 results? You’re going to have to do a little more work.

Knowing how much you’re spending is critical in an Op-X world like Azure or AWS.

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