Configuring Database Alerts for Azure SQL Database

This article will help us to understand how to monitor Azure SQL Database and set up Azure metric alerts. Even though the database in Azure SQL Database is fully managed by Microsoft, we are still responsible for proper database access and performance. Azure does make it easy for us and it can alert on critical database metrics that are automatically tracked by the system. The metrics tracked by Azure can be subdivided into three categories, connectivity related metrics, performance related metrics and database related metrics.

For performance, Azure can alert you on many different conditions. For example, are you are