Azure Monitor, Sentinel QuickStart Workbook templates

If you’ve followed me at all over the last few years, I make a lot of workbooks. I have a number of them on my github. I have these workbooks for your usage, completely free. LogicApps/Azure Sentinel Playbooks Azure Automation Update Management Azure File Sync Syslog Windows Event Log But now I’m putting out the …

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Overview of Azure Monitor, Security Center & Sentinel

In the past few months I’ve spoken with multiple Microsoft employees and even Microsoft MVPs that don’t understand Azure Sentinel, Azure Security Center, Azure Monitor and Log Analytics and whats the difference. There seems to be some confusion around these products and how they are used together.  I recently put together a diagram for a …

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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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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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