Today marks the last day of the first month of billing for Azure… and, hopefully, everyone has been following best practices and has been actively monitoring their account and usage.
Consumption charges are new to a lot of us… and no one likes surprises. Unfortunately, if you haven’t been keeping track of your account, you may be in for one.
Best bet: get up to the MOCP portal and check your account asap (and regularly) – to do so:
Also – here’s some additional guidance to keep visibility into your account and to make sure you get the best value out of Windows Azure: