How to: Schedule Azure AWS GCE VMs to Resize
This feature is in beta however has been tested to be stable with AWS, Azure and GCE Most cloud platforms like Azure and AWS have auto-scale features. Typically this is used by a fleet of Virtual Machines, like web-facing servers, to scale or shrink horizontally. Horizontal Scaling? Horizontal scaling is…
New! Flexible VM Schedules
VMPower VM Schedule until now have been binary and enforced state of your VM 24/7 (either always on or always off according to timespans on the calendar). This wasn't very flexible if you wanted your VM to unexpectedly be on or off during times that you would normally have…
$20/month for 30GiB - The Dirty Truth About Azure Premium Storage Pricing
Azure premium storage is very performant and is Azure's alternative to slower standard storage backed VHDs. However, there are some things you should know about how Azure premium storage is priced which is considerably different from other cloud offerings such as Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS). Azure Data Disks When…
Pricing Plans
VMPower has moved out of 'Beta' 🎉 and now we are offering paid plans in addition to our commitment to provide a valuable free-tier service. The goal is to make pricing as simple as possible, while being fair to you with respect to the sizes and number of Virtual Machines you…
Auto-off: The Smartest way to Shutdown Your VM
Your personal laptop powers down after not being used for a while. Why can't you configure cloud VMs to do the same? That was the thought when VMPower Auto-off was created. Everyone's IaaS usage is different. Thats why Auto-off was designed to: Allow for highly configurable settings to define what…