Azure Advisor custom lookback period

Azure Advisor can help with recommendations on how you can save money in Azure, and one thing it does is to look back at virtual machine usage to see if it can identify idle or underutilized virtual machines. The default lookback period is seven days, but now customers can adjust the lookback period to 14, 21, 30, 60, or 90 days if it’s more relevant for their business. Find the announcement article here:

Azure Advisor

Azure Advisor is a free tool which helps you to optimise your Azure resources for high availability, security, performance, and cost by providing free, personalised recommendations based on your usage and configurations. If you’re new to Advisor, find a nice overview video here: If you want to know more about the ways that Advisor can save you money – for example optimising virtual machine spend by resizing or shutting down underutilised instances, then this is a useful page: