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Blog Migration

Hi all, We have decided to move the Blog to a new...

Author: CliveW Date: 03/28/2019

Azure Log Analytics: Looking at data and costs

At some stage, you either need to add a new set of data to Log Analytics or even look at your usage...

Author: CliveW Date: 02/08/2019

Azure Log Analytics: Disk Space Usage – Part 3

This is a minor update I have been meaning to post for quite a few weeks now.Series Decompose...

Author: CliveW Date: 02/06/2019

Azure Log Analytics: Service Level Agreement (SLA) part 2

My post yesterday got a little long so, I’ve done a part2 to show how else you might group your...

Author: CliveW Date: 11/21/2018

Azure Log Analytics: Service Level Agreement (SLA) part 1

This week there was a good discussion on how to show an SLA view in Log Analytics, which was similar...

Author: CliveW Date: 11/20/2018

Azure Log Analytics: A little more on Parse and Print

**** this post was restored, as the original was deleted by mistake ****In my last post I wrote...

Author: CliveW Date: 11/20/2018

Azure Log Analytics: A little more about Usage

In post and post we’ve spoken about Usage but its a topic that comes up a lot. I have a two step...

Author: CliveW Date: 10/30/2018

Azure Log Analytics: Do you need some demo data?

This article (as a test) was also published to my LinkedIn feed Sometimes you need some demo data to...

Author: CliveW Date: 09/12/2018

A decision tree for Azure Networking

Whether you are planning to use Express Route or VPN tunnels to connect your data centers to Azure,...

Author: David-Sanchez Date: 09/12/2018

Building an Azure Event Grid app. Part 5: CI and pushing to DockerHub with VSTS

In this part of the series I’d like to make sure that whenever I change the code for my Event Grid...

Author: gdavi Date: 08/11/2018

Building an Azure Event Grid app. Part 4: Adding a service principal to the Event Grid Topic.

For my scenario I created the Azure Event Grid Topic in my subscription but I’d like clients outside...

Author: gdavi Date: 08/10/2018

Building an Azure Event Grid app. Part 3: Turning the publisher app into a Docker image.

Why do I want my publisher app to be a Docker image? Because I’d potentially like to be able to run...

Author: gdavi Date: 08/10/2018

Building an Azure Event Grid app. Part 2: Adding a Logic App subscriber to the Event Grid Topic.

I want to have something that subscribes to the Event Grid Topic, and when a new event is published...

Author: gdavi Date: 08/10/2018

Building an Azure Event Grid app. Part 1: Event Grid Topic and a .NET Core custom app event publisher.

In order to have a sample “data feed” for an application I wanted to use Azure Event Grid to create...

Author: gdavi Date: 08/10/2018

Your Cloud Shell session will be ephemeral

I love the Azure Cloud Shell, and the recent addition of the Monaco editor is great, but I opened it...

Author: gdavi Date: 07/19/2018

Learn for Free KQL–the language Log Analytics and other services use

KQL, the Kusto Query Language, is used to query Azure's services. This course will teach you the...

Author: CliveW Date: 07/13/2018

Use SSL certificates on your Azure WebApp

Using SSL certificates with LetsEncrypt On the following post we are going to explain how quickly...

Author: David-Sanchez Date: 06/14/2018

Site-to-Site VPN between pfSense Firewall and Azure using BGP

Site-to-Site VPN between pfSense and Azure with BGP to allow dynamic discovery of your networks This...

Author: David-Sanchez Date: 06/06/2018

Azure Log Analytics: Disk Space Usage ; Part 3

Azure Log Analytics: Disk Space Usage ; Part 3 Category    Log Analytics Syntax v2 ; OMS Syntax As...

Author: CliveW Date: 05/18/2018

Azure Log Analytics: Disk Space Usage – Part 2

My previous post on this topic is one of the most viewed (according to our blog analytics in the...

Author: CliveW Date: 05/17/2018

Azure Log Analytics: Queries, Are you looking for a pattern? RegEx

RegEx is a common way of finding data .  It was helpful recently when Jon needed a small bit of help...

Author: CliveW Date: 05/11/2018

Do more with Microsoft Azure

There are a series of webinars covering Azure solution and business scenarios, which you can...

Author: CliveW Date: 05/10/2018

Linux Containers on Windows (LCOW)

Until recently, when developing on a Windows 10 machine, one needed to toggle between developing...

Author: TheRookery Date: 05/03/2018

Azure Log Analytics: Queries, Has the Hostname been changed?

The question was asked, how do you find a Computer using Log Analytics that has had its name...

Author: CliveW Date: 05/02/2018

Running your DVWA on Azure AKS

Azure Container Service (AKS) - Running a Damn Vulnerable Web Application on AKS This is a follow up...

Author: David-Sanchez Date: 05/02/2018

Azure DevOps: Use VSTS conditions to control build or release flow

I was asked recently about how to use Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) conditions to run different...

Author: gdavi Date: 04/29/2018

The most basic basic of OMS / Log Analytics is….

Updated post (27th June2018):The Log Analytics landing page has been updated...

Author: CliveW Date: 04/16/2018

Log Analytics: Usage and Estimated Costs – update

Back at the start of April Clive posted about an update around usage and estimated costs for Log...

Author: thudandblunder Date: 04/11/2018

Azure Security Center – Custom Alerts

Many my clients have asked can you extend the alerting in Azure Security Center(ASC). The answer is...

Author: thudandblunder Date: 04/04/2018

Azure Standard Load Balancer with HA ports - what it means for your network and security stack

You may have had the chance to configure a networking cluster of firewalls, proxies, WAFs or load...

Author: David-Sanchez Date: 04/03/2018

Log Analytics: Usage and Estimated Costs

Recently this blade in the Azure Portal was updated for Log Analytics. Mostly this is just an update...

Author: CliveW Date: 04/03/2018

Azure Application Gateway uses the Load Balancer

I just had an interesting discussion around the use of the Azure Application Gateway (AppGW) and the...

Author: David-Sanchez Date: 03/27/2018

Azure WAF to protect your Web Application

OVERVIEW Azure WAF is part of Azure Application Gateway and  provides centralized protection of your...

Author: David-Sanchez Date: 03/20/2018

Azure DevOps: automate App Service slot swaps in your VSTS release pipeline

Choosing Azure App Services to host a web application means that you are using a managed platform...

Author: gdavi Date: 03/19/2018

OMS Monitoring solution for Azure Backup using Azure Log analytics–has been released

A working solution (for the new vaults) has been missing for a...

Author: CliveW Date: 02/09/2018

What’s new in Log Analytics?

Latest updates from https://docs.loganalytics.io/docs/Language-Reference/Change-log Jan 7, 2018 New...

Author: CliveW Date: 12/19/2017

Azure Log Analytics: Queries, the basics explained - Part 4

I’ll finish with some more examples, building on what we discussed in part 3. SecurityEvent | where...

Author: CliveW Date: 12/18/2017

Azure Log Analytics: Queries, the basics explained – Part 3

Sometimes unlike post 2, you may not know where to start, but hopefully you know some piece of data...

Author: CliveW Date: 12/16/2017

Azure Log Analytics: Queries, the basics explained – Part 2

Now that we have opened our first tab for producing a query in part 1 lets look at, some other...

Author: CliveW Date: 12/15/2017

Azure Log Analytics: Queries, the basics explained – Part 1

Sometimes I’m guilty of jumping in to the deep-end and skipping the basics. Update: This post end up...

Author: CliveW Date: 12/14/2017

Azure Log Analytics: Finding CPUs with perf counters

Today I saw a question on how find the count of CPUs that a server has, maybe you need this for...

Author: CliveW Date: 12/13/2017

Azure Log Analytics: Disk Space Usage–Part1

Often for customer demos I show this particular example or get questions as its pinned to my Azure...

Author: CliveW Date: 12/08/2017

Azure Log Analytics: Linux Groups

Earlier today I needed to look for some specific Linux machines, and a process name in Syslog.If you...

Author: CliveW Date: 12/07/2017

Great to see OMS NPM now supports Expressroute

Please see here for more...

Author: CliveW Date: 11/09/2017

Free Azure learning resources for Customers and partners

The Azure Learning team has published a set of free learning paths for customers and partners:...

Author: CliveW Date: 10/18/2017

Cloud Tech 10: Only have 10mins to learn about Azure then...

Take a look at the 10min sessions Mark delivers, here is this weeks https://aka.ms/CloudTech10...

Author: CliveW Date: 10/17/2017

Azure Log Analytics: Cross Workspace Query

This was announced at Ignite last week, see...

Author: CliveW Date: 10/03/2017

Azure Log Analytics: Dynamic Arrays

In my first post on parsing we looked for Eventlog data and parsed the info to get User names from...

Author: CliveW Date: 10/02/2017

Azure Log Analytics: Sorting Events

Jon (who also works at Microsoft) was asking me how to use an ‘or’ to filter EventIDs, I thought I’d...

Author: CliveW Date: 09/29/2017

Azure Log Analytics: Using Perfmon data

Updated: As last night the Settings moved to the Azure portal Today I was looking at Perfmon data...

Author: CliveW Date: 09/20/2017

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