Auto Install Azure Monitor Agent with Azure Policy

Getting the Azure Monitor Agent, formerly the Microsoft Monitor Agent (MMA) and Operations Management Suite (OMS) agent, installed on servers, and more importantly installed on new servers is not a very fun or enjoyable task. There are a number of ways to do it. In this post I’ll show you how to do it, and …

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Kusto Query Language: the PowerShell of query languages?

I don’t usually get into speculation or predictions. More often than not they turn out wrong. However, something that I’ve been thinking about is the Kusto Query Language, which is the language behind many of my recent posts on Azure Log Analytics. But the PowerShell of query languages? PowerShell is pretty ubiquitous at this point, …

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Format the TimeGenerated Field Azure Log Analytics

I was recently writing a summary performance report binned by day. If you have used the summarize operator with bin you know that the TimeGenerated field has a lot of extra characters on it. So naturally my next question was how do you format the TimeGenerated Field?  I took a look at the official format_datetime() …

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