On Meetings

If you’ve known me for any length of time or followed me on twitter, then you probably know that generally I cannot stand meetings. Judging by the fact that there is an entire phrase, complete with stickers, coffee cups, shirts and ribbons, I’m not the only one. There’s a few things I would like to …

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Calculate WVD Profile Load Time

In my previous post I showed you how to collect and parse the FSLogix event log with Log Analytics. In this post I will show you how to use that event log to calculate WVD profile load time. Calculating logon time is one of those things that can provide value into our users experience. And …

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Collect and Parse FSLogix Event Log

I’ve been doing more and more with Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) lately. From building custom images with Azure Image Builder and putting custom software on it. But as always I come back to monitoring. In trying to create some KPIs for the environment, we decided we wanted to collect the FSLogix Event log. Collect FSLogix …

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How to find Azure Log Analytics Keys

I’m redoing an old post on how to find Azure Log Analytics keys, because a lot has changed in both azure and Log Analytics since I wrote the last post. If you came here from that post or found via your favorite search engine, you’re now in the right place. Your Log Analytics keys are …

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Azure Monitor Community

Last week the Azure Monitor team announced a new Community for Workbooks, queries and alerts for Azure Monitor. Hopefully it becomes to Azure Operations as what the Azure Sentinel Community has become. Despite being around a lot less time than Azure Monitor, there are many workbooks, queries, Jupyter Notebooks for use in the Azure Sentinel …

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Azure Monitor SQL Insights Workbook

Today I have a workbook long in the making. This workbook is for Azure SQL DBs, SQL DW and Elastic Pool servers. This is my most in depth Azure Monitor workbook to date and brings in Metrics and Logs in from across your Azure SQL resources. I’ve said a few times on twitter that if …

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Azure Monitor Change Tracking Workbook

I’m back again, with another workbook. This time for Azure Automation Change Tracking solution for Azure Monitor. If you’ve read my blog at all, you know Change Tracking is one of my favorite solutions for Azure Monitor. You can track your services, as well as registry and software and files, on both Linux and Windows. …

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