Azure Monitor pricing
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Azure Monitor is a platform capability for monitoring your Azure resources. Azure Monitor allows you to collect granular performance and utilization data, activity and diagnostics logs, and notifications from your Azure resources in a consistent manner. You can use the Azure portal to view and analyze the monitoring data and setup automated actions based on alerts. In addition, Azure Monitor integrates with other analytics and monitoring tools such as OMS Insight & Analytics, Application Insights, and other third-party tools, giving you flexibility to use this data in different ways.
US government entities are eligible to purchase Azure Government services from a licensing solution provider with no upfront financial commitment or directly through a pay-as-you-go online subscription.
Important—The price in R$ is merely a reference; this is an international transaction and the final price is subject to exchange rates and the inclusion of IOF taxes. An eNF will not be issued.
Azure Germany is available to customers and partners doing business in the European Union (EU), the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), and in the United Kingdom (UK). It provides data residency in Germany with additional levels of control and data protection. You can also sign up for a free Azure Germany trial.
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A metric represents a time-ordered set of data points, or a time-series. For multi-dimensional metrics each unique combination of dimension values represents a distinct time-series, wherein, a dimension is a name/value pair that uniquely identifies a metric.
Prior to June 1, 2018, there are no charges for metric queries. On June 1, 2018, charges for metric queries will go into effect per the pricing plan below.
|Feature||FREE UNITS INCLUDED||Price|
|Metric queries2||1,000,000 standard API calls per month||$-/1,000 standard API calls|
An alert rule is charged based on the type and number of signals it monitors. A signal can be a resource metric, a log or an activity log. The cost of an alert rule that monitors multiple signals is the sum of the cost of monitoring each signal.
Prior to June 1, 2018, there are no charges for alert rules. On June 1, 2018, charges for alert rules will go into effect per the pricing plan below.
|Alert Signal||FREE UNITS INCLUDED||Price|
|Metrics3, 4||10 monitored metrics per month||$- per metric monitored per month|
|Log||None||15-min interval (or greater): $- per log monitored per month |
10-min interval: $- per log monitored per month
5-min interval: $- per log monitored per month
Notifications are sent based on when an Alert rule triggers. You are billed based on the type and number of notifications you choose to send.
Prior to April 1, 2018, there are no charges for ITSM connector. On April 1, 2018, charges for ITSM connector will go into effect per the pricing plan below.
|Feature||FREE UNITS INCLUDED||Price|
|ITSM connector create or update event5||1,000 events per month||$-/1,000 events|
|Emails||1,000 emails per month||$-/100,000 emails|
|Push notification (to Azure Mobile App)||1,000 notifications per month||$-/100,000 notifications|
|Web hooks||100,000 web hooks per month||$-/1,000,000 web hooks|
|Voice call||10 voice calls per month||$-/voice call|
|Country Code||FREE UNITS INCLUDED||Price|
|United States (+1)||100 SMS per month||$-/SMS|
|Hong Kong (+852)||–||$-/SMS|
|South Africa (+27)||–||$-/SMS|
|South Korea (+82)||–||$-/SMS|
|United Kingdom (+44)||–||$-/SMS|
Diagnostic logs can be routed to a storage account, Log Analytics workspace, or event hub. Corresponding charges will apply for storage, Log Analytics, and event hubs, respectively.
Support & SLA
- SLA for individual features is applicable once the corresponding pricing model goes into effect. Learn more
Activity log, service health and resource health alert rules continue to be available at no charge.
Alert notifications are charged separately based on the type of notification used.
The pricing listed above is applicable to the new Alerts platform. If you transition your existing alert rules from the Classic Alerts platform to the new platform the pricing listed above will be applicable.
Existing OMS Log Alerts customers will not be charged for the first 250 log alert rules. Any alert rules above the 250 log alert rules limit will be billed per the prices listed above.
Existing OMS log alert customers can create Azure log alert rules with any frequency up to the 250-log alert rules limit. Log alert rules created beyond the 250-log alert rule limit will be billed per the prices listed above.
If you are an existing Application Insight customer, your metric and web test alert rules continue to be free. Application Insights log alert rules will be charged per pricing above.
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