Azure Advisor

Your personalized Azure best practices recommendation engine.


Advisor is a personalized cloud consultant that helps you follow best practices to optimize your Azure deployments. It analyzes your resource configuration and usage telemetry and then recommends solutions that can help you improve the cost effectiveness, performance, Reliability (formerly called High availability), and security of your Azure resources.

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Avoid downtime and business interruptions by migrating your virtual machines to availability zones
Review cost optimization insights for your Azure environment and identify savings using the new Cost Optimization workbook template in Azure Advisor.
Evan and Sujit talk to Principal PM Ramya Oruganti about the release of Functions as a first class managed service on Azure Container Apps. She tells us how this opens up possibilities for...
Review upcoming service and feature retirements and their impact on your workloads using the new Service Retirement workbook template which is available in Azure Advisor.
Evaluate the reliability posture of your workloads, assess risks and plan improvements using the new Reliability workbook template which is now available in Azure Advisor.
Advisor recommendations are now available in Azure Resource Graph in Azure China and US Government clouds.
Evan and Sujit talk to Allison Jones, a Group PM for Azure's AIOps System Team. She gives us insights into how Microsoft uses AI/ML to analyze various signals from Azure to provide actionable...
You can now customize the right sizing recommendations for virtual machines and virtual machine scale sets to make them more relevant and actionable for your workloads.
  As macro-economic uncertainty grows in today’s economy so do expectations to accelerate growth, drive revenue higher, and compete beyond the status quo. Early October, Azure launched a...
Get ready to amp up your savings! October is all about cost optimization with Azure savings plans—a more flexible way to save by pre-committing to hourly usage—the GA of the Azure Advisor score,...
Azure Advisor score enables you to quickly prioritize the Azure Advisor recommendations that will have the greatest impact on your workload health.
Contents Storage Azure Blob Storage lifecycle management  Orphaned Managed Disks  Geo-Redundant Storage Accounts  Recovery Services Vault  Recovery Services Vault & Backup Vaults  How to change...