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Azure Quotes - Cores per subscription at Azure Region level

Each Azure Subscription had a default quotas service limits. You can check this quotas on the following Azure page
This values are set by default and can be increased easily by creating a new support requests.
In the new portal there is even a special support request template for this kind of scenarios.
I was surprised how fast the support team responded to my requests. In under 15 minutes a part of the quotas were changed of I was contacted to confirm the change.

Core Limitation
Let's talk a little about Core limitation. The default value is 20. This means that you can have allocated maximum 20 CPU Cores (VMs, Web Roles, Worker Roles, ...). The maximum public limit is 10.000 cores, but the interesting thing will happen in the moment when you want to change this limit and you do a request for it.
You will need to specify not only the number of cores that you need (let's assume 100), but also the location (West Europe for example).

What does this mean?
It means, that on that subscription you can consume maximum 100 cores in that region and for other regions you have a limit of 20 cores. Don't forget that you can increase this limit for each region separately.
On top of this don't forget that there are two different limits for cores. One is for the classical Core Service and another one for the new ones ('Resource Manager Cores').


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