Azure Resource Manager API in CloudMonix

At CloudMonix, we typically release new features very frequently, on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.  The slowdown in the recent few months marks an exception, as the team has been working on exceptionally involved and architecturally significant features: enterprise single-sign-on (SSO) and support for Azure Resource Manager (ARM) API.

By February 1st, 2016 these and other corresponding features […]

By |February 3rd, 2016|General, IT Management|0 Comments

How to automate scaling/resizing of Azure VMs

Auto-scaling/resizing for Azure Virtual Machines without PowerShell
If you are interested in shutting down Azure VMs on a schedule, learn more here.  If shutting down a VM during non-busy hours is impractical, consider scaling it down in power.

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to Scale/Resize (up or down) cloud-based Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines on […]

By |January 26th, 2016|Azure How To, Cloud Automation, Drip, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

How to automate shutdowns of Azure VMs

Scheduling starts and shutdowns of Azure Virtual Machines without PowerShell
In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to Shutdown and Start cloud-based Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines on a schedule.  The process takes about 1-2 minutes and is easily replicable to any and all VMs in your Azure subscription in just a few minutes more.  It works for […]

By |January 12th, 2016|Azure How To, Cloud Automation, Drip, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

An Indepth introduction to Azure Virtual Network Monitoring

Overview
Azure Virtual Network Connectivity options
Why do you need Hybrid Cloud?
What is Azure VPN Gateway?
Monitoring Azure Virtual Network Gateways
Overview
Azure Virtual Network (Azure VNet) is likely one of the most important components in your Azure Infrastructure deployment. Azure VNet uses Software-defined Networking solution that connects most of your virtual resources via a primary virtual container. Azure VNet enables […]

By |January 3rd, 2016|Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Troubleshooting empty dashboards in CloudMonix

Welcome to CloudMonix!
If you have completed the initial setup wizard in CloudMonix but are still seeing NO DATA on the dashboard for some of your resources, this article is for you. We’re going to look at most popular reasons why certain resources are not showing data and how to fix them
Setup Wizard

Ensure that you’ve completed […]

By |January 1st, 2016|Drip, General|0 Comments

The Ultimate List of Top Azure Monitoring Tools

Azure Monitoring tools help monitor, optimize and automate day to day Azure Cloud administration and management operations.  They provide Azure Cloud administrators and engineers with knowledge and power to optimize their cloud systems for optimal performance in diverse, complex production environments.

Whether you manage a small or large Azure Cloud for your organization,  Azure Monitoring Tools can […]

By |December 2nd, 2015|Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure|5 Comments

The Ultimate list of Top SQL Monitoring Tools

SQL Monitoring tools help monitor, optimize and automate day to day database administration and management operations.  They provide database administrators, designers and engineers with knowledge and power to optimize their database systems for optimal business performance in diverse, complex production environments.

Whether your needs are for on premises, cloud or hybrid database infrastructures,  SQL Monitoring Tools can […]

By |November 12th, 2015|Cloud Monitoring, Cloud Platforms, IT Management|20 Comments

What is Azure Scheduler?

What is Azure Scheduler?
Azure Scheduler is a cloud-based service that allows a user to schedule one time or ongoing system processes. Azure Scheduler performs scheduled system actions such as posting message into storage queue, executing jobs in the cloud on a customizable recurring schedule. Scheduled jobs could be related to the services provided by Microsoft Azure platform or […]

By |November 5th, 2015|Azure Glossary, Cloud Automation, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

What is Azure Storage Monitoring?

What is Azure Storage Monitoring?
Azure Storage Monitoring encompasses technologies and processes that helps in improving and ensuring performance of data storage resources hosted on Azure cloud infrastructure. It is a broad process that includes data and storage management techniques such as traffic analysis, availability, storage analytics and more.  Azure Storage is made up of three different services: Azure […]

By |November 3rd, 2015|Azure Glossary, Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

What is Azure Service Bus Management?

What is Azure Service Bus Management?
Azure Service Bus Management is referred to the process of managing and monitoring operations and processes on Azure Service Bus. Azure Service Bus Management enables service bus managers to control and instrument operations and processes on Azure Service Bus and its associated components (Queues, Topics, Subscriptions and Event Hubs)

 
How is […]