Tag: Resource Management

Cloud Resource Naming Convention (Azure)

In any organisation it is important to get a standard naming convention in place for most things, but especially with cloud-based resources.

As many types of cloud resources require globally unique names (due to platform DNS resolution), it’s important to have a strategy that will give you a good chance of achieving global uniqueness, but also as helpful as possible to human beings, as well as codifiable in DevOps CD pipelines.

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Resource Tag management in Microsoft Azure

Adding tags to resources in Azure is generally a good idea. This helps administrators manage billing, knowing what things are and when they can be safely decommissioned etc..

I have includes here some guidance and useful scripts for adding tags and managing tags on resources and resource groups.

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Resource Guru App – Simple cloud based Resource Scheduling

Got projects or departments, need to simply manage these resources bookings and time. STOP using a spread sheet and START using "Resource Guru".

This product is designed to be incredibly easy to use, so not for just the techies, but the whole department.

If you manage a project or run a department or team, then do have a look. It’s brand new (May 2012) and functionality is being added all the time.

Check it out for free at http://resourceguruapp.com