Although we often think of cloud resources as infinite, there are good reasons to clean up resources that are no longer in use. On a public cloud you are charged for the time or provisioned capacity, cleaning up resources will reduce unnecessary charges that can easily add up. On a private cloud the available capacity is limited by datacenter resources allocated to the cloud. Cleaning up unused resources makes them available to other innovative cloud users in your company. The following steps will demonstrate how to free the compute and storage resources allocated in this exercise.
Verify the instance has terminated before continuing. Note that terminating an instance may take a couple moments.
Terminating the instance will automatically detach the volume, leaving it available for later use. When you no longer need the volume you can remove it with these steps: