Foresee problems before they occur with an Azure AI anomaly detection service.
Boost reliability for your business by detecting problems early
Easily embed time-series anomaly detection capabilities into your apps to help users identify problems quickly. Anomaly Detector ingests time-series data of all types and selects the best anomaly detection algorithm for your data to ensure high accuracy. Detect spikes, dips, deviations from cyclic patterns, and trend changes through both univariate and multivariate APIs. Customize the service to detect any level of anomaly. Deploy the anomaly detection service where you need it—in the cloud or at the intelligent edge.
Powerful inference engine assesses your time-series dataset and automatically selects the right anomaly detection algorithm to maximize accuracy for your scenario.
Automatic detection eliminates the need for labeled training data to help you save time and stay focused on fixing problems as soon as they surface.
Customizable settings let you fine-tune sensitivity to potential anomalies based on the risk profile of your business.
Speed your time to insights
Identify multivariate anomalies
Detect problems for virtually any scenario
There are many types of time-series data, and no one algorithm fits them all. Anomaly Detector assesses your time-series data set and automatically selects the best algorithm and the best anomaly detection techniques from the model gallery. Use the service to ensure high accuracy for scenarios including monitoring IoT device traffic, managing fraud, and responding to changing markets.
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Learn how it works
Watch this episode of the AI Show on Channel 9 for a guided walkthrough on setting up Anomaly Detector.
Frequently asked questions about Anomaly Detector
Please see regional availability of univariate anomaly detection feature. Multivariate anomaly detection (preview) feature is available in selected regions. Please check this document for details.
Anomaly Detector is comprised of simple REST APIs with a code-first experience. It's the core engine of Metrics Advisor that detects anomalies in time-series data. It's best applied for ad-hoc data analysis, and it can be run in containers. Metrics Advisor has additional time-series monitoring features, with pipeline APIs and a built-in user interface for managing the service. It's designed for live-streaming data and AI analytics, and it supports deploying in Azure.
It can vary depending on the level of accuracy and speed desired for your scenario. Read the best practices guide for more details.