Author : MD TAREQ HASSAN | Updated : 2020/10/05

Azure datacenters

Availability zones



Hierarchy diagram of Azure Infrastructure (also see: Availability diagram of Azure Virtual Machine)

Hierarchy diagram of Azure Infrastructure

Note: Microsoft does not reveal actual location of datacenters, I assumed just for sake of explanation!


Resource group

Important point about resource group:



Subscription type:


Resource belongs to a resource group, resource group belongs to subscription, and subscription belongs to tenant

Microsoft Azure perspective: when you log in to Microsoft Azure with your account

Hierarchy in Azure

Usage of management group

Usage of management group

App Service

App Service Plan

Subscription vs App Service Plan

My own explanation to understand easily

Azure Advisor

Advisor UI

Azure Advisor UI