Microsoft Azure Well-Architected Framework - Cost Optimization

Solution Architect
Azure Cost Management
Azure Advisor
Azure Monitor

Apply cost optimization guidance in your architecture to sustain and improve your return on investment (ROI).

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll understand the five principles of the Cost Optimization pillar and some key approaches to:

  • Build a team culture that has awareness of budget, expenses, reporting, and cost tracking
  • Spend only on what you need to achieve the highest return on your investments
  • Maximize the use of resources and operations
  • Increase efficiency without redesigning, renegotiating, or sacrificing requirements
  • Continuously right-size investment as your workload evolves


  • Experience building or operating solutions by using core infrastructure technology such as data storage, compute, and networking
  • Experience building or operating technology systems to solve business problems