Design a health model for your mission-critical workload

Solution Architect
Support Engineer
DevOps Engineer
Network Engineer
Security Engineer

A well-designed application health model gives you contextualized observability by using metrics and thresholds, which you consider important for your mission-critical workload.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Identify user flows and key application components of an application architecture.
  • Identify key metrics to use as the foundation of an application health model.
  • Build a layered health model for an application.
  • Visualize the health model in a dashboard.


  • Extensive experience designing cloud-native applications that include core infrastructure technology like data storage, compute, and networking.
  • Good understanding of the design principles and design areas of a mission-critical workload in the Azure Well-Architected Framework.
  • Basic understanding of application or solution health modeling.