SQL Server on Azure VMs: I/O analysis (preview)

Analyzing I/O problems just got easier for SQL Server on Azure VMs


It is not easy to understand what’s going on when you run into an I/O related performance problem on an Azure Virtual Machine. It is a common, but complex problem. What you need is to figure out what’s happening at both the host level and your SQL Server instance where often, correlating host metrics with SQL Server workloads can be a challenge.


We developed a new experience that helps you do exactly that.


When you visit the Storage blade of your SQL virtual machine resource