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Getting the most out of Azure with Azure Advisor – THR1062


SESSION. HOW MANY OF YOU HAVE HEARD OF AZURE ADVISOR ? THERE SHOULD BE 100 PERCENT HANDS. JUST TO PUT THIS IN CONTEXT, THERE HAVE BEEN OTHER SESSIONS , OTHER OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN ABOUT RELATED SERVICES OF AZURE ADVISOR . IT’S HOW IT COMMUNICATES WITH YOU AT SCALE . TODAY WE WILL TALK ABOUT ADVICE. HOW TO SHARE ADVICE ON HOW BEST TO USE AZURE . THERE’S DIFFERENT RELATED CATEGORIES OF WHO IS INFORMING YOU OF LIKE UPDATES, ROADMAP. ALERTING YOU IF THERE’S A SERVICE ISSUE OR A PLANT MAINTENANCE OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT. OR KEEP IN AND I ON YOUR METRICS WITH AZURE MONITOR . THERE ARE OTHER SESSIONS RELATED . WE WILL HAVE A SLIDE SESSION AT THE END AS WELL. WHERE YOU CAN GO TO FIND MORE. WE WILL DIVE IN FOR THIS ONE . WE WILL TALK ABOUT THE MIDDLE, ADVICE. SO AZURE ADVISOR IS A SERVICE IN AZURE THAT IS FREE , A PERSONALIZED GUIDE TO YOUR AZURE BEST PRACTICES , HELPING YOU OPTIMIZE YOUR RESOURCES, SECURITY, PERFORMANCE AND COST. THE WAY THAT IT WORKS, IS IT IS, IT MONITORS YOUR USAGE TELEMETRY AND CONFIGURATION, AND IT SERVES UP RECOMMENDATIONS BASED ON WHAT WE HAVE SEEN. YOU CAN ALMOST THINK ABOUT IT LIKE THERE’S THIS UNIVERSAL EXPECTATION, AND WE SERVE IT UP TO YOU BASED ON WHAT YOU ARE DOING WITH AZURE . EASY TO IMPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS THROUGH AZURE , ALL ACTIONABLE THROUGH THE TOOL. FOR MOST OF THIS SESSION WE WILL GO INTO A DEMO. YOU WILL SEE SOME DEMOS WHERE THAT WOULD BE THE CASE. IT IS FREE, AVAILABLE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST, SOME OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS DO HAVE COST INDICATIONS, BUT WE MAKE THAT CLEAR. SO THE ADVICE TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A BACKUP ENABLED THAT IS FREE . THOSE OF THE MAJOR CATEGORIES . WE WILL LEAVE TIME AT THE END FOR QUESTIONS. THERE CAN BE A LOT OF QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS TOPIC. FEEL FREE IF YOU THINK OF SOME ALONG THE WAY, WE WILL DEFINITELY GET TO THOSE . WITH THAT, WE WILL JUMP INTO THE TOOLS. KAYTLYN I WILL TOSS IT TO YOU. >>CAN YOU SEE IT NOW? SORRY, JUST A SECOND. >>HERE WE GO. THAT WAS VERY DRAMATIC. >>ALL RIGHT. IS DANTE MENTIONED THIS WILL BE AT DEMO HEAVY SESSION, WALKING THROUGH AREAS OF THINGS WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH AZURE ADVISOR . THE FIRST IS LAYING THE GROUNDWORK. IF YOU WANT TO ACCESS ADVISOR IT IS AVAILABLE BY DEFAULT ON THE LEFT-HAND SIDE OF THE PORTAL. LOOK FOR THIS CLOUD ONCE YOU ARE IN ADVISOR YOU MAY SEE FOUR CATEGORIES OF RECOMMENDATIONS . ABILITY, SECURITY, — AND COST. YOU MAY HAVE A BUNCH OF SUBSCRIPTIONS OR RESOURCE GROUPS THAT ARE NOT AS RELEVANT TO YOU FOR YOUR PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENT. ALL RIGHT. YOU CAN CONFIGURE YOUR ADVISOR TO SHOW YOU SPECIFIC RESOURCE GROUPS AND DESCRIPTIONS IN THE CONFIGURE TAB. THAT GET YOU STARTED LOOKING AT THE THINGS MOST RELEVANT TO YOU. ALL RIGHT. TO JUMP INTO A SCENARIO. THIS MAY BE ONE YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH, YOU MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED IT IN YOUR DAY-TO- DAY JOB. IMAGINE YOU HAVE A GREAT IDEA FOR THIS AWESOME PIECE OF A PROJECT YOU WANT TO DO. YOU GO TO THE MANAGEMENT AND SAY I HAVE A GREAT IDEA. AND IT’S GREAT BUT WE DON’T HAVE THE BUDGET FOR IT. THAT IS IT IS A BUMMER. ONE THING YOU CAN DO AN ADVISOR , YOU CAN FIND RESOURCES YOU MAY HAVE OVER ALLOCATED, AND THE TOOL WILL TELL YOU THOSE ARE RESOURCES YOU CAN MAYBE SCALED-DOWN OR SHUT OFF. WAYS THAT YOU CAN FIND MONEY TO PAY FOR THAT PROJECT. SO YOU COME IN AND YOU CAN SEE, IN THE FILE YOU HAVE A SAVINGS OF $2000 . JUST WHAT YOU NEED TO GET STARTED. TAKING INTO HERE WE SHOW YOU THE ACTUAL RECOMMENDATIONS YOU HAVE. AN EXAMPLE WOULD BE, YOU SHUT DOWN UNDER UNUTILIZED. CLICKING ON THAT YOU WILL SEE THE RESOURCES YOU HAVE THAT ARE UNDERUTILIZED. WE WILL SEE THE LIST HERE, I ONLY HAVE ONE. ONCE I SEE THAT RECOMMENDATION, I HAVE A FEW CHOICES OF ACTION. I CAN VIEW THE USAGE PATTERN. I WANT TO GO IN AND SEE ARE WE USING IT, HOW MUCH ARE WE USING IT, IS THAT SHADE TO SHUT DOWN? YOU WILL SEE ALL OF THE METRICS AND YOUR USAGE . AND YOU DECIDE THIS IS PROBABLY ONE THAT IS SAFE TO SHUT DOWN. AND SINCE IT’S NOT YOUR VIRTUAL MACHINE YOU MIGHT NEED TO GET PERMISSION FROM SOMEONE ELSE, TO GO RESIZE OR SHUT DOWN. YOU . AND THEN YOU WILL GET A REPORT CUP FORMATTED AND IT SHOWS YOU THE THINGS YOU SAW, UI, WHAT DESCRIPTION, WHAT MACHINE, SAVINGS. AND THE RULE THAT WE WILL GET TO. YOU CAN CONFIGURE THE THRESHOLDS THE PENDING ON YOUR TOLERANCE. YOU CAN THEN EMAIL THIS BACK TO YOUR COLLEAGUES AND ASKED FOR PERMISSION TO BE EITHER RESIZING OR SHUT DOWN ON THEIR MACHINE. ONCE YOU GET THAT PERMISSION YOU CAN GO DIRECTLY TO THE TOOL AND DEPENDING ON WHAT YOU CHOSE, YOU CAN DIRECTLY IN LINE RESIZE OR SHUT DOWN. I MENTIONED YOU HAVE THE CONFIGURATION ROLE . ONE THING RIGHT FOR YOU. UNLESS IT’S UNDER FIVE PERCENT DID YOU GO INTO THE RULES, WHICH SUBSCRIPTION YOU CARE ABOUT, AND YOU HAVE OPTIONS . TAKE THE CPU THRESHOLD DOWN TO FIVE PERCENT, AND THAT ALLOWS YOU TO MAKE THIS RECOMMENDATION MORE ACTIONABLE FOR YOUR PARTICULAR SCENARIO.>>OKAY. THAT WAS ONE SCENARIO AND ANOTHER COMMON SCENARIO IS LET’S SAY, YOU ARE YOU HAVE RECENTLY PROVISIONED A NEW BM AND YOU WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU DID EVERYTHING RIGHT AND IT’S RUNNING OPTIMALLY BASED ON RECOMMENDATIONS WE HAVE IN ADVISOR . TO DO THAT, YOU CAN SEE HERE AT THE TOP THAT YOU HAVE GOT THESE FILTERS. AND SO WHAT YOU CAN DO, YOU CAN FILTER THIS DOWN TO JUST SHOW VIRTUAL MACHINE, SUCH ARE NOT REALLY CONCERNED ABOUT OTHER TYPES OF RESOURCES. IF YOU USE THE FILTER, IF YOU SPELL IT CORRECTLY, YOU CAN SAY VIRTUAL MACHINES SHOW ME THAT. AND ADVISOR WOULD RE-FILTER FOR THAT. LET’S SAY IN THE SCENARIO YOU ARE PARTICULARLY INTERESTED IN HIGH-AVAILABILITY, MAKING SURE YOUR RESOURCES ARE ACCESSIBLE AS POSSIBLE. YOU CLICK INTO THAT TIME — TAB , YOU DO HAVE SOME RECOMMENDATIONS OUT THERE. FOR EXAMPLE IT LOOKS LIKE YOU DON’T HAVE VIRTUAL MACHINE BACK UP RIGHT NOW AND THAT’S A PRETTY COMMON SCENARIO IN THE PAST YEAR ALONE, THROUGH THROUGH AZURE ADVISOR , IN CASE IT’S OVERLOOKED IN THE CREATION PROCESS, THIS IS A GREAT PLACE TO CHECK TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE FUNDAMENTALS RIGHT. SO AGAIN LET’S SEE WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE, IF YOU CLICK INTO THE RECOMMENDATION, IT WILL SHOW YOU THE MACHINES THAT DON’T HAVE A BACKUP CURRENTLY RUNNING. AND SO LET’S SAY THIS IS THE ONE YOU RECENTLY PROVISIONED AND YOU CLICK THAT RECOMMENDATION TO ENABLE BACKUP. WHAT IT WILL DO IS OPEN UP THE NEW BLADE, WITH THE WORKFLOW TO GO AHEAD AND CREATE THAT BACKUP. YOU DO THAT AND YOU ARE ALL SET AND YOU CAN REST MORE EASILY KNOWING YOU HAVE THE BACKUP ENABLED.>> ANOTHER KEY POINT OF ADVISOR WE WANT TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT IS THIS IS YOUR SINGLE PANE OF GLASS RECOMMENDATION . NOT ONLY HAVE WE BUILT RECOMMENDATIONS SPECIFIC TO ADVISOR , BUT WE ALSO PULL IN OTHER RECOMMENDATION CENTERS. FOR EXAMPLE, MANY OF YOU MAY BE FAMILIAR WITH SECURITY CENTERS. WE SAW THAT IN THE KEYNOTES THE OTHER DAY . SECURITY CENTER RECOMMENDATIONS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE DIRECTLY THROUGH ADVISOR . YOU CLICK ON THAT AND THEN YOU CLICK ON THIS LINK. THOSE WILL POP UP DIRECTLY IN LINE AND YOU CAN ACTION ALL OF YOUR VARIOUS RECOMMENDATIONS. SERVICE ADVISOR, SECURITY MINUTE. [INDISCERNIBLE] . ANOTHER PLACE WHERE WE ARE DEEPLY INTEGRATING INTO THE AZURE ECOSYSTEM, A SERVICE NOW AVAILABLE IN PUBLIC PREVIEW FOR ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT. IF YOU GO TO THEIR EXPERIENCE, HOP OVER TO HERE YOU CAN SEE THE ADVISOR RECOMMENDATIONS ARE DIRECTLY AVAILABLE ON THE MENU. CLICKING ON IT THERE WILL SHOW YOU THE SAME EXPERIENCE YOU CAN GET TO THROUGH ADVISOR . IT’S A ONE-STOP SHOP, WHATEVER TERM YOU WANT TO USE FOR ALL OF YOUR RECOMMENDATIONS.>>ABSOLUTELY, THANK YOU. GOOD. SO HERE IS JUST A ROUNDUP OF SOME RESOURCES TO GET STARTED WITH ADVISOR . — YOU CAN JUMP RIGHT INTO THE TOOL IN THE PORTAL. WE MENTIONED IT IS ALSO AVAILABLE THROUGH THE COMMAND LINE. AND AN API AS WELL. THIS IS KIND OF THE GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE. THERE ARE OTHER OPTIONS DEPENDING ON HOW YOU WANT TO CONSUME IT. AND OF COURSE AZURE ADVISOR DOCUMENTATION IS HANDY. FOR EXAMPLE HOW TO USE THE API OR WHAT THE RECOMMENDATIONS MEAN , HOW WE ARE CITING IT RELEVANT FOR YOU . THERE ARE DETAILS IN THE DOCUMENTATION. AND THE LAST THING IS FEEDBACK. WE LOVE FEEDBACK, QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS, ANYTHING YOU HAVE GOT ON A PRODUCT. SO THE AZURE [email protected] ONE MORE SLIDE AND WE ARE READY FOR YOUR QUESTIONS HERE AT THIS SESSION LIKE I MENTIONED IS REALLY PART OF THE BROADER SET OF SECTIONS ABOUT WHAT YOU CAN DO TO BECOME A MORE EFFECTIVE AZURE USER . THIS IS ONE OF THEM. YOU CAN SEE HOW TO IMPROVE PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS. THERE ARE OTHERS AROUND SERVICE HELP, MAKING SURE YOU’RE READY FOR THINGS LIKE AN OUTAGE OR PLAN MAINTENANCE. AND YOU’RE GETTING INFORMED. OR STATING ON TOP OF ROADMAP, RESOURCES ON THE GO WITH A MOBILE LAB. TO GET STARTED HANDS-ON WITH MANY OF THE STUFF WE DO HAVE A BOOTH IN THE EXPO. HIGHLY EFFECTIVE USERS. IF YOU COME BY WE CAN TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR ADVISOR RECOMMENDATIONS AND SORT THROUGH THOSE AND TELL YOU WHAT THEY MEAN . TO GET SET UP WITH SOME OF THESE OTHER REALLY GOOD HABITS YOU WANT TO START USING. SO WITH THAT, ANY QUESTIONS? YES. [INAUDIBLE COMMENT] RIGHT, THE QUESTION IS, CAN YOU DO AUTO SHUTDOWN AS WELL IF YOU HAVE IT CONFIGURED. YES.>>TRAN09 >>CURRENTLY WE DO NOT HAVE NOTIFICATIONS THROUGH AZURE . IT IS SOMETHING WE ARE WORKING ON. YOU CAN ALWAYS SET IT UP THROUGH AZURE MONITOR . FOR UTILIZATION AND THINGS LIKE THAT, RATHER THAN ADVISOR . [INAUDIBLE COMMENT] >>THE QUESTION IS WHEN WE, IF I WANT TO SHUT DOWN THAT NIGHT, AN INTERESTING THOUGHT THAT WE WILL TAKE BACK. THANK YOU. ANY OTHER QUESTIONS? YES. >>[INAUDIBLE COMMENT] THE QUESTION IS FOR COST SAVINGS RECOMMENDATIONS ARE WE PULLING DATA FROM CLOUD. DO YOU WANT TO TAKE THAT?>>THESE ARE SPECIFIC TO AZURE ADVISOR, WORKING CLOSELY WITH CLOUD FOR THEIR RECOMMENDATIONS . >>ANY OTHER QUESTIONS? OKAY. IF YOU HAVE ANYTHING ELSE THAT COMES UP WE HAVE THE ALIAS FROM EARLIER. WE DEFINITELY LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU. IF YOU HAVE TIME, EVALUATE, ALWAYS HELPFUL. THANK YOU SO MUCH . HOPE TO SEE


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