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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul T. Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Tracking Your Usage

Now that you know how to calculate costs, you’re ready to start tracking (and correlating) your SQL database usage. You can perform this task using a spreadsheet you can download from the Management Portal and by querying system tables.

Usage Tracking Using Management Portal

To track your usage using Management Portal, complete these steps:

1. Navigate to your subscription dashboard at https://account.windowsazure.com/Subscriptions.

2. Once there, click the button showing the name of your subscription. Figure 52.14 illustrates the ensuing subscription detail page.

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FIGURE 52.14 Viewing subscription details using the Management ...

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