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Use production App Configuration SKU#

Reliability · App Configuration · Azure.AppConfig.SKU

App Configuration should use a minimum size of Standard.

Description#

App Configuration is offered in two different SKUs; Free, and Standard. Standard includes additional features, increases scalability, and 99.9% SLA. The Free SKU does not include a SLA.

Recommendation#

Consider upgrading App Configuration instances to Standard. Free instances are intended only for early development and testing scenarios.

Examples#

Configure with Azure template#

To deploy App Configuration Stores that pass this rule:

  • Set sku.name to standard.

For example:

{
  "type": "Microsoft.AppConfiguration/configurationStores",
  "apiVersion": "2020-06-01",
  "name": "[parameters('storeName')]",
  "location": "[parameters('location')]",
  "sku": {
    "name": "standard"
  }
}

Configure with Bicep#

To deploy App Configuration Stores that pass this rule:

  • Set sku.name to standard.

For example:

resource configStore 'Microsoft.AppConfiguration/configurationStores@2020-06-01' = {
  name: storeName
  location: location
  sku: {
    name: 'standard'
  }
}

Last update: 2022-01-19