Querying data from multiple Application Insights instances

Querying data from multiple Application Insights instances

Getting insights into the resources we operate is a crucial part of understanding where we need to improve and what works well. In reality, the insights and telemetry we gather exist in various regions and datacenters. Data sits in multiple subscriptions and different resource groups - even the same application can have numerous Application Insights instances, depending on what type of data and how much we collect. When I want to aggregate and query the logs from various Application Insights instances, I can use KQL in the log query. For example, a distributed set of applications report telemetry in different…

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Upgrade Application Insights to Workspace-based Resource Mode from Classic

Upgrade Application Insights to Workspace-based Resource Mode from Classic

Recently, Microsoft introduced a new option when creating Application Insight instances. A selection to help us choose between the Classic approach, or the modern Workspace-based mode. In the Azure Portal, it can look like this when we create a new Application Insights today: Select the Resource Mode of Application insights when you create a new Application Insights.If you have Application Insights instances that were created some time ago, you may want to upgrade to Workspace-based mode at some point. A recent use case for me, for example, is to run cross-resource queries. This means I can request data from…

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Episode 065 - Design for transient faults in Azure

Episode 065 - Design for transient faults in Azure

We touch on the topic of designing resilient and reliable applications in the cloud. Specifically, what transient faults are, and why we need to tackle them in our design. Show notes Transient Fault Handling (Microsoft Docs) Error handling for resilient applications in Azure (Microsoft Docs) Retry Guidance for specific Azure Services (Microsoft Docs) Retry Pattern (Microsoft Docs) Overview of the Reliability pillar in the Azure Well-Architected Framework (Microsoft Docs) Subscribe 📢SUBSCRIBE…

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Episode 064 - Getting started with machine learning using Lobe

Episode 064 - Getting started with machine learning using Lobe

Lobe is a free tool from Microsoft, allowing you to easily create machine learning models based on images. No coding required! We take a look at the tool and think about the use cases and opportunities it provides. Show notes Lobe How to train with TensorFlow (Microsoft Docs) How to deploy a local container notebook (Microsoft Docs) How to deploy machine learning models with TensorFlow Building a machine learning model with Lobe, easily (Jussi) Subscribe 📢SUBSCRIBE…

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Episode 063 - Azure updates

Episode 063 - Azure updates

To kick off 2021, we have a look at the most recent Azure updates! Show notes Create a Zone-redundant Azure Container Registry (Microsoft Docs) App Service Environment v3 now available in Public Preview (Azure Updates) App Configuration is now GA in China and US Gov (Azure Updates) Azure Functions in Any Language with Custom Handlers (Microsoft Tech Community) Five more services available in Azure free services (Azure Updates) Digital Twins is GA (Azure Updates) Azure Stack HCI is GA (Azure Updates) Azure Stack HCI Catalog Azure Storage account recovery portal (Azure Updates) Subscribe 📢SUBSCRIBE…

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Episode 062 - Finding your way with Azure Maps

Episode 062 - Finding your way with Azure Maps

Another episode where we take a look at something we've not used previously - Azure Maps and Azure Maps Creator. We talk about the use cases, set up, and pricing for the service, and also reflect back to how they remind us of Azure FarmBeats as an industry solution. Show notes Azure Maps overview (Microsoft Docs) Creator Preview (Microsoft Docs) Subscribe 📢SUBSCRIBE…

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Episode 061 - Azure updates

Episode 061 - Azure updates

In this episode, we take a look at recent updates for Azure, especially from December 2020. Show notes 29 preview recommendations in Azure Security Benchmark  NIST SP 800 171 R2 added to the regulatory compliance dashboard  Recommendations list now includes filters  Auto provisioning experience improved and expanded  Secure score is now available in continuous export (preview)  "System updates should be installed on your machines" recommendation now includes sub-recommendations  Policy management page in the Azure portal now shows status of default policy assignments Azure Storage Account Blob inventory (Microsoft Docs)  Implement Azure Policy as Code with GitHub (Microsoft Docs)  Understanding provisioning…

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Episode 060 - FinOps with Azure with Tamás Gémesi

Episode 060 - FinOps with Azure with Tamás Gémesi

In this episode, we take a look at FinOps (Finance Operations) with our guest, Tamás GĂ©mesi. As we're not familiar with FinOps before this episode, we take a look at what it is, what it consists of, and what should one focus on when building out a FinOps practice. Show notes Tamás GĂ©mesi on LinkedIn FinOps Foundation Introduction to FinOps course Cost Management (Microsoft) Azure VM comparison Cloud Economics v2.0: The FinOps Handbook ShareGate Overcast Cloud Custodian Subscribe 📢SUBSCRIBE…

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