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Monitoring on Azure HDInsight part 4: Workload metrics and logs

This is the fourth blog post in a four-part series on monitoring on Azure HDInsight. Monitoring on Azure HDInsight Part 1: An Overview discusses the three main monitoring categories: cluster health and availability, resource utilization and performance, and job status ... continue reading

How to identify web app changes to triage and root cause live site issues

When a live site issue or outage occurs, quickly determining the root cause is critical. Standard monitoring solutions might alert you to a problem. They might even indicate which component is failing. But this alert won't always immediately explain the ... continue reading
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Track the health of your disaster recovery with Log Analytics

Once you adopt Azure Site Recovery, monitoring of your setup can become a very involved exercise. You’ll need to ensure that the replication for all protected instances continue and that virtual machines are always ready for failover. While Azure Site ... continue reading
Azure AD Mailbag: Tips for Azure AD reporting and monitoring your day-to-day activities

Azure AD Mailbag: Tips for Azure AD reporting and monitoring your day-to-day activities

Greetings! This is Sue Bohn, Director of Program Management for Identity and Access Management. One area where we invest a lot of time with our customers is Azure AD logs. Why? Because that’s where all the insights about your environment ... continue reading
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IRAP protected compliance from infra to SAP application layer on Azure

This post was co-authored by Rohit Kumar Cherukuri, Vice President – Marketing, Cloud4C Australian government organizations are looking for cloud managed services providers capable of providing deployment of a platform as a service (PaaS) environment suitable for the processing, storage, ... continue reading
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What’s the difference between Azure Monitor and Azure Service Health?

It’s a question we often hear. After all, they’re similar and related services. Azure Monitor helps you understand how your applications are performing and proactively identifies issues affecting them and the resources they depend on. Azure Service Health helps you ... continue reading
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Digital transformation with legacy systems simplified

Intelligent insurance means improving operations, enabling revenue growth, and creating engaging experiences—which is the result of digital transformation. The cloud has arrived with an array of technical capabilities that can equip an existing business to move into the future. However ... continue reading
How to use PowerShell & Azure Policy to check settings inside a VM

How to use PowerShell & Azure Policy to check settings inside a VM

You might have explored Azure Policy to enforce the configuration of Azure resources, but did you know it can also investigate inside virtual machines too? This is really helpful for being alerted of “configuration drift” – when you need visibility ... continue reading
How to use Azure Policy to check settings inside a VM

How to use Azure Policy to check settings inside a VM

You might have explored Azure Policy to enforce the configuration of Azure resources, but did you know it can also investigate inside virtual machines too? This is really helpful for being alerted of “configuration drift” – when you need visibility ... continue reading
Failed Login Report Using Log Analytics and Logic Apps

Failed Login Report Using Log Analytics and Logic Apps

My name is Brad Watts and I’m a SCOM PFE. I wanted to take a little bit of time to demonstrate how you can use Azure Log Analytics along with Azure Logic Apps to email out reports on important information ... continue reading