Check usage and estimate costs

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In this guide, you'll learn how to use the metrics dashboard in the Azure portal to view how many pages were processed by Azure AI Document Intelligence. You'll also learn how to estimate the cost of processing those pages using the Azure pricing calculator.

Check how many pages were processed

We'll start by looking at the page processing data for a given time period:

  1. Sign in to the Azure portal.

  2. Navigate to your Document Intelligence resource.

  3. From the Overview page, select the Monitoring tab located near the middle of the page.

    Screenshot of the Azure portal overview page menu.

  4. Select a time range and you'll see the Processed Pages chart displayed.

    Screenshot that shows how many pages are processed on the resource overview page.

Examine analyzed pages

We can now take a deeper dive to see each model's analyzed pages:

  1. Under the Monitoring section, select Metrics from the left navigation menu.

    Screenshot of the monitoring menu in the Azure portal.

  2. On the Metrics page, select Add metric.

  3. Select the Metric dropdown menu and, under USAGE, choose Processed Pages.

    Screenshot that shows how to add new metrics on Azure portal.

  4. From the upper right corner, configure the time range and select the Apply button.

    Screenshot of time period options for metrics in the Azure portal.

  5. Select Apply splitting.

    Screenshot of the Apply splitting option in the Azure portal.

  6. Choose FeatureName from the Values dropdown menu.

    Screenshot of the Apply splitting values dropdown menu.

  7. You'll see a breakdown of the pages analyzed by each model.

    Screenshot demonstrating how to drill down to check analyzed pages by model.

Estimate price

Now that we have the page processed data from the portal, we can use the Azure pricing calculator to estimate the cost:

  1. Sign in to Azure pricing calculator with the same credentials you use for the Azure portal.

    Press Ctrl + right-click to open in a new tab!

  2. Search for Azure AI Document Intelligence in the Search products search box.

  3. Select Azure AI Document Intelligence and you'll see that it has been added to the page.

  4. Under Your Estimate, select the relevant Region, Payment Option and Instance for your Document Intelligence resource. For more information, see Azure AI Document Intelligence pricing options.

  5. Enter the number of pages processed from the Azure portal metrics dashboard. That data can be found using the steps in sections Check how many pages are processed or Examine analyzed pages, above.

  6. The estimated price is on the right, after the equal (=) sign.

    Screenshot of how to estimate the price based on processed pages.

That's it. You now know where to find how many pages you have processed using Document Intelligence and how to estimate the cost.

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