Ubiquiti Unifi: Enterprise Home Mesh Wifi for Consumer Prices

Over the years I’ve used various consumer Netgear, Asus, D-Link WiFi routers to various degrees of success and frustration. Between spotty signal, inconsistent speeds, and routers that would literally burn themselves up in an air conditioned room, I was pretty tired of consumer grade WiFi routers. When we moved into our new home last year, …

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Timer Trigger Azure Functions: Post logs to Log Analytics

In my previous post I showed how to create HTTP trigger Powershell Azure Function. Timer triggers have a number of difference uses for Ops people. They can be used to schedule start Azure Automation Runbooks, run a query against a database in a set interval, or check the response time on a website. In this …

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Powershell Azure Functions: Severless for Ops People

Perhaps you’ve heard of Azure Functions, or maybe more generally serverless computing or serverless apps. If you haven’t heard of it, here is a blurb from MS: Serverless computing is the abstraction of servers, infrastructure, and operating systems. When you build serverless apps you don’t need to provision and manage any servers, so you can …

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Microsoft Monitoring Agent Performance Data Issue, SCOM, Azure Log Analytics

I recently had a Microsoft Monitoring Agent Issue, where some of my servers stopped sending any data to Azure Log Analytics and Performance data was not getting input into SCOM. My time was 4 hours off on my Hyper-v server which meant all my guests times were off too. However, I still had data going …

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Tune Azure Log Analytics Performance Counters to Save Money

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Have you started with Performance Counters in Azure Log Analytics? If you haven’t, check out my post here. If you have, have you considered tuning them? Especially in a lab environment, the default sample intervals are very frequent. If you Tune Azure Log Analytics Performance Counters you can add more counters with less samples to …

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