As you make your move to Azure and embrace PaaS and SaaS solutions, one key choice you have to make is how to manage and monitor your Azure services. Two options from the Microsoft stack are:
System Center Operations Manager - the mature on-premises solution for which an Azure Management Pack has just been released.
Operations Management Suite; the PaaS and SaaS solutions are in public preview at the moment.
In this series of articles, I'll look at the Operations Management Suite and:
- Configuring a web application that uses a database backend (An Azure Web App with Azure SQL Database)
- Configuring PaaS and SaaS Monitoring from Operations Management Suite
- Integrating the monitoring with Power BI for even richer visualisations
- Configuring Application Insights monitoring and integrating with the Operations Management Suite