Azure Advisor for Azure Government now generally available
Azure Advisor is a free Azure service that analyzes your Azure usage and configurations and provides personalized recommendations to help you optimize your resources for high availability, security, performance, and cost. Azure Advisor is now generally available (GA) for Azure Government.
Get the most out of Azure Government with Azure Advisor
There’s a lot you can do with Azure Government. With so many services and features, it can be challenging to keep up with best practices and optimize your workloads. That’s why we created Azure Advisor.
You can think of Azure Advisor as a personalized cloud consultant that helps you follow best practices to optimize your Azure Government deployments. Advisor provides recommendations in the areas of high availability, security, performance, and cost. Advisor helps you remediate personalized recommendations by providing inline actions you can follow. Examples of Advisor best practice recommendations include:
- Configure backup for your Azure Virtual Machines (VMs).
- Move your VMs into an availability set.
- Use Managed Disks to prevent disk I/O throttling.
There is no cost to access Advisor’s best practice optimizations.
Advisor serves as your single pane of glass for recommendations across Azure. It integrates with companion tools like Azure Security Center and Azure Cost Management, which makes it easier for you to discover and act on all your optimizations. We’re constantly adding more recommendations, so check Advisor regularly to stay on top of Azure best practices.
New recommendations available in Azure Advisor for Azure Government
In moving from public preview to GA, Azure Advisor for Azure Government now offers additional best practice optimizations, including security recommendations through Azure Security Center.
While most features that are available in Azure Advisor for the Azure commercial cloud are also available in Azure Advisor for Azure Government, there are a few discrepancies in terms of which recommendations are provided. Click here to learn more about which recommendations are available in each cloud.
Get started with Azure Advisor
Review your Azure Advisor recommendations now at aka.ms/azureadvisor. If you need help getting started, check our Advisor documentation. We always welcome feedback. Email us with any questions or comments at firstname.lastname@example.org.