Microsoft released Azure Advisor under public preview.
As Microsoft states: ‘…While it’s easy to start building applications on Azure, making sure that the underlying Azure resources are setup correctly and being used optimally can be a challenging task…’
Therefore Microsoft released Azure Advisor which is ‘…a personalized recommendation engine that provides proactive best practices guidance for optimally configuring your Azure resources…’
What it does? Again, as Microsoft states: ‘…Azure Advisor analyzes your resource configuration and usage telemetry to detect risks and potential issues. It then draws on Azure best practices to recommend solutions that will reduce your cost and improve the security, performance, and reliability of your applications…’
Please know this service is under Public Preview. So you can use it for free. When it will become generally available I don’t know also not under what pricing. Yet, IMHO this service will help many companies to utilize their Azure resources in an optimal manner.
Want to know more? Go here.