Timer Trigger Azure Functions: Post logs to Log Analytics

In my previous post I showed how to create HTTP trigger Powershell Azure Function. Timer triggers have a number of difference uses for Ops people. They can be used to schedule start Azure Automation Runbooks, run a query against a database in a set interval, or check the response time on a website. In this …

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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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Using Powershell Variables HyperV Powershell Direct

enable nested virtualization

Another new feature I love in Hyper-V 2016, like nested Virtualization, is Powershell Direct.  Powershell Direct allows you to connect to HyperV VMs directly through the Virtual Machine Bus. You use the same commands you normally use for Powershell remoting. Which are Invoke-Command and Enter-PSSession. To run these commands you need administrator credentials on the …

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Monitor your BBQ with Powershell and Azure Log Analytics

This is the idea behind the series. Taking your BBQ stats and putting them into Azure Log Analytics. I haven’t had my CyberQ WiFi for very long, but it didn’t take long before I was wondering how I could explore the data it was generating while I cooked. Once I started exploring the CyberQ web …

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