Darryl Taft provides an overview of a now generally available service:
Moreover, Azure Load Testing collects detailed resource metrics to help you identify performance bottlenecks across your Azure application components. You can automate regression testing by running load tests as part of your CI/CD workflow.
Azure Load Testing also creates monitoring data using the Azure Monitor service, including application insights and container insights, to capture details from the Azure services.
It’s available in 11 regions, including the best region of all (East US) and the second-best region of all (East US 2).