Scripts-to-Tools: Automate Health Monitoring Alert Rules in the Cloud with PowerShell and the Azure Service Management REST API

After successfully provisioning new IaaS virtual machines or PaaS cloud services in Microsoft Azure, the focus often turns to workload monitoring for ensuring the continued health of the solutions we've deployed. Microsoft Azure includes native monitoring and email alerting capabilities for deployed workloads, and you can certainly extend monitoring to more granular levels with additional…