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5 Ways to Optimize Your Azure Environment

5 Ways to Optimize Your Azure Environment

With huge volumes of data and large numbers of people needing access to data, data management has become a very difficult task many companies are dealing with using cloud-based data management. This is a new way of doing business very many organizations but the capabilities that software companies have provided through this type of platform is unmatched.

Microsoft Azure is a popular and trusted cloud management service used by many businesses. Microsoft Azure offers a broad range of capabilities including networking, analytics, computing, and storage. Users are able to customize the tool by choosing which of these capabilities they will use to run existing applications in the public cloud or develop new applications.

Microsoft Azure is an incredibly adaptable tool but no matter what you use it for, we have 5 ways to optimize your Azure environment.

Manage and Administer Azure Resources From the Command Line with Azure PowerShell

You can coordinate and operate resources within Azure using the Azure PowerShell add-on. This add-on expands Azure's automation options and is a great feature for anyone creating VMs because it features a new command for just that function.

Govern, Protect, and Manage Your Data Estate

Microsoft Purview provides a unified data governance solution to help manage and govern your on-premises, multicloud, and software as a service (SaaS) data. Easily create a holistic, up-to-date map of your data landscape with automated data discovery, sensitive data classification, and end-to-end data lineage. Enable data consumers to access valuable, trustworthy data management.

Build or Modernize Scalable, High-Performance Apps with Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB is a fully managed, serverless NoSQL database for high-performance applications of any size or scale. Get guaranteed single-digit millisecond performance and 99.999-percent availability, backed by SLAs, automatic and instant scalability, enterprise-grade security, and open-source APIs for NoSQL databases including MongoDB and Cassandra. Enjoy fast writes and reads anywhere in the world with multi-region writes and data replication. Gain insight over real-time data with no-ETL (extract, transform, load) analytics using Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB.

Deploy app resources with Azure Resource Manager

Azure Resource Manager enables you to repeatedly deploy your app and have confidence your resources are deployed in a consistent state. You define the infrastructure and dependencies for your app in a single declarative template. This template is flexible enough to use for all of your environments such as test, staging, or production. If you create a solution from the Azure Marketplace, the solution will automatically include a template that you can use for your app.

Azure Advisor—Your Free, Personalized Guide to Azure Best Practices

Within Azure Well-Architected Framework, you’ll find Azure Advisor as a supporting element. This personalized cloud consultant can help you better analyze and optimize Azure deployments. It recommends solutions by scanning your usage telemetry and resource configuration; it then recommends personalized opportunities to enhance your performance, cost, security, reliability, and operational excellence.

Improve Your Azure Experience

Learn more when you take our complimentary Azure Fundamental Course. This course provides foundational level knowledge on Azure concepts; core Azure services; core solutions and management tools; general security and network security; governance, privacy, and compliance features; Azure cost management. Click here to view available dates.

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