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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Azure Monitor Service Monitoring with Change Tracking Solution

Within Azure Monitor, we have Log Analytics, and within Log Analytics we have a number of solutions. One such solution is the Change Tracking Solution. You might ask, what does “change tracking” have to do with Windows or Linux service/daemon monitoring? Funny you ask. I’ll get to that in a minute, first lets get the …

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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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