It is up to individual user to decide what resources to monitor/automate.


Each of the following is a single monitored resource for billing purposes



  • 1 Azure Windows Virtual Machine (any size)
  • 1 Azure Cloud Role Instance (any size).  Note: Instance tr
  • 1 Azure SQL or SQL Server database
  • 1 Azure Website/Webapp (includes monitoring Azure Webjobs.  All instances/workers count as 1 resource)
  • 1 Azure Redis Cache account
  • 1 Azure DocumentDb Collection
  • 1 Azure Automation namespace
  • 1 Azure Scheduler job collection
  • 1 Azure Media Service
  • 1 Azure Data Factory
  • 1 Azure Blob Storage namespace
  • 1 Azure Table Storage namespace
  • 1 Azure Queue Storage namespace (including any queue stats)
  • 1 Azure File Storage namespace
  • 1 Azure Service Bus namespace for Queues
  • 1 Azure Service Bus namespace for Topics
  • 1 Azure Service Bus Event Hub
  • 1 Azure Stream Analytics Job
  • 1 Azure Virtual Network Gateway (site-to-site)
  • 1 Azure Backup Vault
  • 1 Azure Subscription (for billing monitoring)
  • 1 Windows Server (non-Azure)
  • 1 Redis Cache host
  • 1 URL/Website
  • 1 API JSON or XML endpoint