Tagging in the Azure resource manager

We have just learned how to create an Azure resource group, and how to add an Azure resource. What we are still missing? Short answer: we still need a way to organize our resources logically, for example, for the calculation of cost or for a targeted tracking.

The Azure resource manager offers a solution for this—Azure resource tags. Azure resource tags are any key/value pairs that appear useful to describe a resource.

Let's see an example:

Key Value
Department Management
Project ppbook
Tenant ACD

Once you have defined a resource tag, you can use this as a filter in Azure PowerShell or in the Azure Billing APIs (Azure Usage API, Azure RateCard API). Up to 15 tags can be defined per resource. ...

Get Implementing Azure Solutions now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.