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Feb 15, 2022

Free tools and guidance with Azure Advisor and the Well-Architected Review to improve your Azure app performance, reliability, security, operations, and cost. Azure expert, Matt McSpirit, joins Jeremy Chapman to share how you can get actionable recommendations to optimize your architecture across these areas.

Even if you've planned and architected your workloads properly, there may still be room for optimization of your existing services. To help with this, the Well-Architected Framework is a set of guiding tenants derived from the experience gathered from real-world implementations. This is defined across five main categories:

Reliability- the ability of a system to recover from failures and continue to function.

Security- guidance building a comprehensive strategy to protect applications and data from threats.

Cost optimization- manage costs to maximize the value of what you spend.

Operational excellence- guidance on operations and processes that keep a system running in production.

Performance efficiency- main considerations to ensure your system can monitor and respond to service issues to meet your SLAs.


00:00 - Introduction
00:34 - Five categories of the Well-Architected Framework
01:57 - Actionable recommendations for subscriptions
04:32 - Recommendations for a specific workload
07:22 - Periodic health checks of workloads already deployed and running
08:40 - Wrap up

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