Azure Managed Applications Service Catalog Now Available

Azure announces the general availability of Azure Managed Applications Service Catalog which helps the IT management teams to manage the catalog of the employees in the organization. The users can ensure compliance, manage the solutions, and discover the list of approved solutions. The use of the service set the mind of the users free from […]

By |November 21st, 2017|Azure News, General, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

New Services and Capabilities of Azure Monitor for Metrics

Azure Monitor is the built-in platform to access and check the native resource metrics and check the performance of their workloads in Azure. The new features are added up to Azure Monitor for metrics which let you visualize your metrics, unlock the deeper insights and monitor Azure resources. More metrics are used for more Azure […]

By |October 30th, 2017|Azure News, General, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

What is the Bot Conversation History with Azure Cosmos DB?

Bot Framework State is a service to track the context of a previous conversation with a specific user.  Bot Builder SDK users are well-aware of the importance of this feature as it helps you in data analysis and data auditing. Sentiment analysis and funnel analysis are the scenarios where you need Bot conversation and machine […]

By |September 20th, 2017|Azure How To, General, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

Receive CloudMonix notifications in Slack or HipChat

 

Many teams are using tools like Slack or HipChat to collaborate more effectively in real time. Often people keep their chat apps open all day, which makes them also a very convenient tool for receiving notifications that require immediate attention.

In addition to providing amazing team communication, tools like Slack and Hipchat can be integrated […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Cloud Monitoring, Drip, General, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Support for monitoring and automation of Azure VM Scale Sets and Service Fabric

In April of 2016, Microsoft released Azure VM Scale Sets (VMSS).  Referred by many, as the successor to Azure Cloud Services, VMSS service provides management of multiple ubiquitous load-balanced Virtual Machines as a single logical unit.  This is especially useful for compute workloads, such as worker pools or web farms comprised of multiple servers doing […]

Auto-scaling Azure Cloud Services and WebApps based on queue lengths

If you’re running applications in the cloud, you have the ability to use and pay only for resources that are needed to process the current workload.

In many cases, to optimize the usage of compute resources such as Azure Cloud Services (worker roles), Azure WebApps running WebJobs, or Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets (VMSS), it is […]

By |April 6th, 2017|Azure How To, Cloud Automation, General|0 Comments

Delegate DNS domain from AWS to Azure

In this post, we will see how you can delegate your DNS domain from AWS to Azure.

First let’s discuss few basic things about the AWS and Azure services that will allow us to do this.

Amazon Route 53 is the AWS service that allows three functions to be performed:

Domain names registration – allows the user […]

By |March 14th, 2017|AWS, Azure How To, General|0 Comments

Monitor Azure Storage with CloudMonix

In this post, we will see how you can monitor Azure Storage using CloudMonix.

We will cover the basics of Azure storage focusing on Blob storage and we will see how you can monitor the Blob storage using CloudMonix.

Azure Storage provides scalable, durable and highly available storage that allows to store from just few files required […]

By |March 10th, 2017|Azure How To, Cloud Monitoring, General, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Monitoring and alerting for Azure BILLING comes to CloudMonix!

By far the most requested feature, ever since the early 2010 (when we were just starting out with AzureWatch), has been the ability to monitor and alert on Azure consumption.

Until somewhat recently, this was near-impossible to do, as the Azure Billing API’s simply did not exist.  Many companies had to work with manually exported and poorly […]

By |February 12th, 2017|General|0 Comments

CloudMonix vs native Azure Monitoring

CloudMonix monitors a wide range of data, offering a comprehensive overview of both Azure and standalone resources. Much of the information tracked by CloudMonix is not available in Azure Portal. A comprehensive list of differences by each resource is outlined later in this article.

In addition to monitoring, CloudMonix offers a number of unique automation features […]