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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Getting Started with Azure Log Analytics Performance Counters

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Any good monitoring solution has performance counters. Monitoring performance of your systems can put you ahead of issues, allowing you to be proactive, instead of reactive. That said, Azure Log Analytics Performance Counters aren’t enabled by default. However, it’s very easy to enable them and they add a ton of value to the monitoring environment. …

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