Creating alerts within specified hours with Log Analytics

From time to time, creating alerts using data in Log Analytics may have an additional requirement only to be alerted on specified time frames, usually within business hours or outside of core hours, examples of this may include:- RDP Login in office hoursCPU Spike outside office hours Part of the Log Analytics query will be … Continue reading Creating alerts within specified hours with Log Analytics

Microsoft FutureDecoded 2018

I had the pleasure of attending this two day event "Microsoft FutureDecoded" in London Excel, thanks to @kainossoftware for sending me. The two days consisted of multiple Keynotes and numerous breakout sessions, infact over 100 of these! Day1 opened with a keynote consisting off: Michael Wignall - Microsoft UK CTO Cindy Rose - Microsoft UK … Continue reading Microsoft FutureDecoded 2018

Azure:- Schedule VM startup/shutdown times

No Powershell/AzureCLI experience? Don't worry, Azure have created a solution to Start/Stop VMs during office hours without any coding required A great solution for cost saving, no need to have VMs running when they are not going to be used. I will document on how to enable this solution:- An automation account and Log Analytics … Continue reading Azure:- Schedule VM startup/shutdown times

Microsoft PowerBI:- A useful tool for Azure NSGs data flows

Microsoft PowerBI is a suite of business analytic tools developed by Microsoft that works together to turn unrelated sources of data into coherent, visually immersive, and interactive insights - in theory, taking a dump of data and making it rather colourful and useful? How could I say no! Go from data to insights in minutes. … Continue reading Microsoft PowerBI:- A useful tool for Azure NSGs data flows