Azure Monitor cost optimization using Azure Advisor
Published May 20 2024 10:21 PM 2,073 Views
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We in Azure Monitor are committed to assisting you in optimizing your budget allocation, making informed decisions about monitoring options, and discovering features and configurations that enable you to get more out of your infrastructure.

 

Azure Advisor is a free offering that can help you avoid problems and save money by providing you with proactive best practice guidance.

 

 

  • Consider configuring the low-cost Basic logs plan on selected tables:

This recommendation identifies an ingestion of more than 1 GB per month for tables eligible for the low-cost Basic Log data plan.
The Basic Log plan gives the you the ability to use search capabilities for debugging and troubleshooting at a much lower cost – Read more about Basic logs.

 

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  • Consider Changing Pricing Tier:

Each Log Analytics workspace in Azure Monitor can have a different price tier.

This recommendation identifies Log Analytics workspaces that should be in a different pricing tier and tells which tier your workspace should change to – Read more about pricing tiers.

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  • Consider removing unused restored tables:

If you use the restore function, you may forget to delete the restored tables after the operation is complete, resulting in high costs and frustration.
This recommendation detects restored data that has been active in your workspace for more than a week.

It is then recommends to delete the table to avoid unnecessary costs. Read more about restore tables.

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  • How do I see my recommendations?
    • Log in to Azure Portal
    • New recommendations will be added in the next few months to help you reduce your overall cost in Azure Monitor and detect anomalies.
    • New recommendations will be added in the next few months to help you reduce your overall cost in Azure Monitor and detect anomalies.
    • Search for Advisor, in the search pane:
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      • New recommendations will be added in the next few months to help you reduce your overall cost in Azure Monitor and detect anomalies.
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