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Azure Monitor

Full observability into your applications, infrastructure, and network

Transform your business with modern monitoring

Collect, analyze, and act on telemetry data from your Azure and on-premises environments. Azure Monitor helps you maximize performance and availability of your applications and proactively identify problems in seconds.


Store and analyze all your operational telemetry in a centralized, fully managed, scalable data store that’s optimized for performance and cost


Test your hypotheses and reveal hidden patterns using the advanced analytic engine, interactive query language, and built-in machine learning constructs


Integrate with popular DevOps, issue management, IT service management, and security information and event management tools

Monitor your applications

Get everything you need to monitor the availability, performance, and usage of your web applications, whether they're hosted on Azure or on-premises. Azure Monitor supports popular languages and frameworks, such as .NET, Java, and Node.js, and integrates with DevOps processes and tools like Azure DevOps, Jira, and PagerDuty. Track live metrics streams, requests and response times, and events.

Monitor your infrastructure

Analyze and optimize the performance of your infrastructure, including virtual machines (VMs), Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Storage, and databases. Monitor your Linux and Windows VMs and their health and dependencies—all on a single map.

Monitor your network

Monitor and diagnose networking issues without logging into your virtual machines. Trigger a packet capture, diagnose routing issues, analyze network security group flow logs, and gain visibility and control over your Azure network.

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How Azure Monitor works

Azure Monitor collects monitoring telemetry from a variety of on-premises and Azure sources. Management tools, such as those in Azure Security Center and Azure Automation, also push log data to Azure Monitor. The service aggregates and stores this telemetry in a log data store that’s optimized for cost and performance. Analyze data, set up alerts, get end-to-end views of your applications, and use machine learning–driven insights to quickly identify and resolve problems.

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Gain insights from your data

Use the powerful analytics platform and extensive query language to analyze, interact with, and derive insights from huge volumes of operational data in seconds. Isolate anomalies and detect problems quickly using smart analytics and machine learning algorithms.

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Azure Monitor pricing

Azure Monitor pricing is based on the amount of monitoring data you collect. You pay an additional fee based on the number and types of alert rules and notifications you use.

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Azure Monitor updates, blogs, and announcements

  • Yes. Azure Monitor supports Linux and Windows VMs.
  • Application Insights, the application performance monitoring feature of Azure Monitor, supports multiple languages, including .NET, Java, JavaScript, and Node.js. You can also get support for other languages, such as Python and Ruby, through our extended developer community. See the full list of supported languages.

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