Find High CPU Processes in Azure Log Analytics

Staying on top of performance issues is a top priority for any ops team. When it comes to high CPU issues your monitoring solution may be able to tell you when CPU is high on any server. But beyond that you were then logging into the server to run perfmon or some other tool, or …

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Tune Azure Log Analytics Performance Counters to Save Money

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

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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POST to Cosmos DB REST API with Powershell

A Cosmos DB post? Yea, a Cosmos DB post. A while back in the start of my Powershell and APIs series I mentioned I may try to post data to Azure Cosmos DB REST API with Powershell. So, here we are. What is Cosmos DB From Microsoft: Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally distributed, multi-model …

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Multi-Home Azure Log Analytics with SCOM, Custom Logs

You may already know that you can multi-home Azure Log Analytics Agents. However did you know that you can multi-home them when one of your Log Analytics sources is a SCOM Management Server? Yes you can. As well as any custom logs you create, you can simply add extra keys and workspace IDs to your …

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