Think of Azure Advisor as your own personal cloud consultant. It provides you with best practice recommendations to help your Azure workloads perform better and be more efficient, secure, and reliable.

In this module, you've learned how Advisor provides you with recommendations based on the five pillars of the Azure Well-Architected Framework:

  • Cost: such as reporting idle or under-used services that can be deleted or downsized to save money
  • Security: such as recommending multi-factor authentication settings for your users
  • Reliability: such as recommending redundancy to keep your applications up and running
  • Operational Excellence: such as providing your service health status, which can affect your applications
  • Performance: such as scaling applications or upgrading resources to get better performance

You've learned through step-by-step examples how Advisor gives you actionable recommendations. The Advisor dashboard makes the application of its recommendations quick and easy. And lastly you've seen how you can use Advisor Score as a way to set target goals for optimizing your workloads and then track your progress over time.

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