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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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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How to find Azure Log Analytics Keys

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This post is now dated, I have created a new one with the latest information here https://www.systemcenterautomation.com/2020/08/log-analytics-keys/   When using Azure Log Analytics, whether its adding agents to the workspace, or accessing the REST API, you need two things to perform these tasks. The Customer ID, often called the Workspace ID and the Shared Key …

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