A: The following numbers are provided as estimates.  Your individual milage may vary depending upon number of metrics that are captured and quantity of event logs

When utilizing Azure Diagnostics (not CloudMonix agent), your Azure Storage will:

  • Storage will increase approximately by 1GB per month per VM
  • Receive approximately 100,000 storage transactions per month per VM
  • Total Egress will be approximately 1-2GB per month per VM

Data stored in the Diagnostic storage is not automatically purged.  Users are welcome to delete WADPerformanceCountersTable and WADEventLogsTable at their convinience - those tables will be recreated by Azure VMs automatically upon restart