Application Performance Monitoring with Application Insights

In my previous post I showed how you can setup a website availability monitor within Application Insights. That post gave us some data to use and play with. In this post, I’m going to show you how you can light up your world with Application Performance Monitoring (APM) in Application Insights. Unlike the Website Availability …

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Monitor Website Availability with Application Insights

If you’ve read my blog before then you probably know that Application Insights uses the same query language as Log Analytics and that Log Analytics are both services under the Azure Monitor name. So, why not delve a little into application monitoring? In this post I’ll show you how to monitor website availability. Along with …

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PowerShell Remoting is not a Vulnerability

Dear security experts, PowerShell is not a vulnerability, in fact its your friend in keeping environments secure. I know it can be scary cause PowerShell is pretty damn powerful, but disabling remote PowerShell is not the answer. Whats this all about? In December I received an email about changes to an environment I help manage. …

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Add Custom Performance Counters Log Analytics

Did you know you can add any performance counter found in Performance Monitor on your Windows servers to Log Analytics work space in Azure Monitor? Yea I didn’t either. I’ve been working on a project for Microsoft Consulting Services working with a MS Product Group, all of which is under NDA. However, I can tell …

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