Createad a azure subscription with managed sql instance for test and forgot about it.... (very stupid and costly mistake)

Jorge Santos 96 Reputation points

Hi Everyone.

I've created an azure subscription with managed sql instance in September for a test, But soon that day i realized it was not necessary for the project/Client, and SHOULD have Deleted immediately.
It was never accessed or used after that day... until today (i just canceled it).

Then i made VERY stupid mistake! i forgot to delete (or cancel) the instance and everything that goes with it!
Result: 1086 euros this month and 370 next month.

How should i explain this to Microsoft? is there a way to make them understand this and at least reduce the amount i have to pay for this stupidity of mine???

Please advice me...
Thanks a lot for giving me (and my stupidity) a helping hand.


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Azure Cost Management
A Microsoft offering that enables tracking of cloud usage and expenditures for Azure and other cloud providers.
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  1. Jorge Santos 96 Reputation points

    Hi everyone.

    Two excellent professional for Microsoft (Bruno Coelho and Rajesh Valapudas), carefully listen to my explanations and took care of this issue.

    Its refreshing to see such attention to costumer as this guys have.

    Thanks Bruno and Rajesh... and Microsoft!

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  1. Jorge Santos 96 Reputation points

    PS: I only realized that the azure subscription was still active because i just received the bill!!!!

    PS2: FYI I'm not used to working with azure or AWS. It´s outside my usual development scope. I created my azure account a few years ago but never really used it... So just a noob experimenting with new stuff.

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  2. Jorge Santos 96 Reputation points

    Anyone have some advice? This is a lot a money for me...