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September 2020

Sep 30

New performance recommendations now available in Azure Advisor

NOW AVAILABLE

Review new Azure Advisor recommendations to help you achieve better performance.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
Sep 30

New recommendations for operational excellence are now available in Azure Advisor

NOW AVAILABLE

Review new Azure Advisor recommendations to help you improve your cloud operations.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
Sep 22

Azure Advisor Score is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Measure, track, and improve your Azure optimization posture with prioritized Advisor best practice recommendations so you can get the most out of your Azure investments

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite

August 2020

Aug 19

Cost optimization enhancements now available in Azure Advisor

NOW AVAILABLE

New Advisor cost optimization enhancements help you optimize and reduce your overall Azure spend.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
Aug 5

Azure Advisor Quick Fix is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Remediate Advisor recommendations at scale more quickly and easily using Advisors new Quick Fix feature.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services

May 2020

May 27

Azure Advisor recommendation digests now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Receive a periodic, customizable notification of your available Advisor recommendations to help you stay current on Azure best practices.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services

April 2020

Apr 1

Azure Advisor data in Azure Resource Graph is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

This release enables many at-scale scenarios for consuming the Azure Advisor best practice recommendations, including querying Advisor recommendations for all your subscriptions and building your own custom views of Advisor recommendation data.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services

November 2019

Nov 13

New Azure Advisor recommendation category: operational excellence

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Advisor is launching a new category of recommendations called operational excellence. This new category will help you follow best practices for process and workflow efficiency, resource manageability, and deployment.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
  • Features
Nov 4

Introducing the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure

NOW AVAILABLE

The Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure is proven guidance to accelerate your cloud adoption journey. It’s a collection of tools, guidance, and best practices to help shape your cloud strategy and achieve the desired business goals.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure DevOps Projects
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure Blueprints
  • Azure Management Groups
  • Azure Policy
  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure Migrate
  • Security Center
  • Azure Advisor
  • Azure Service Health
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Management

October 2019

Oct 16

Azure Advisor cost recommendation enhancements

NOW AVAILABLE

Advisor has made enhancements to its popular cost recommendation to resize or shut down under-utilized virtual machines. Although certain scenarios result in low utilization by design, you can often save money by managing the size and number of your virtual machines.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management

September 2019

Sep 18

Azure Advisor alerts are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Get your Azure best practice recommendations as soon as they become available with Azure Advisor user-configured alerts, now available in preview.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
  • Features

June 2019

Jun 12

Enhanced experience for Azure Advisor security recommendations

NOW AVAILABLE

Manage your Security Center recommendations through Advisor UI, API, CLI, or PowerShell. Remediate recommendations quickly with bulk actions. Follow more than 20 new best practice recommendations for availability, performance, and cost.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management

October 2018

Oct 22

Azure portal October update

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure portal received updates in October 2018.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure mobile app
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Azure Advisor
  • Service Fabric
  • Virtual WAN
  • Activity Log
  • Azure Managed Applications
  • Automation
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Management

September 2018

Sep 24

Azure Advisor: New recommendations and tighter integrations

NOW AVAILABLE

Additional recommendations are now available in Azure Advisor, your personalized guide to Azure best practices. Advisor is a free service that helps you optimize your Azure resources to reduce costs, boost performance, strengthen security, and improve reliability.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Services

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