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…
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…
Calculating VM Savings
VMPower's goal is to save you cash on your cloud bill by optimizing the cost-per-hour of your Virtual Machines. You might have noticed the 'Monthly Savings' on the left side of the dashboard and wondered how we got to this number. We'll go over the details of where this number…
Using Docker on an Azure VM? Read this First
If you haven't heard, it's 2016 and Microsoft Azure has awesome support for Linux and Docker but what you might not know is that there's a bit of pitfall when using Docker on an Azure VM. For the most part, using Docker on Azure is the same as in other…
VM Rightsizing: Automated Savings and Performance
When launching an application often times its hard to anticipate the right amount of memory, CPU and IOps needed in the Virtual Machines that will run it. For many applications the answer is to scale VMs horizontally. Typically this means adding more smaller virtual machines as current virtual machines come…