Enable Azure resource metrics logging using PowerShell

Summary: Use a script to enable metrics logging for PaaS resources. Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) resources, like Azure SQL and Web Sites (Web Apps), can emit performance metrics data natively to OMS. This script allows users to enable metrics logging for PaaS resources at a the level of a subscription or resource group. Today,…


Join the OMS Log Analytics Customer Panel

Want to see the latest feature updates, hear from other enterprise customers and get a peek into our roadmap? Then, the monthly OMS Log Analytics Customer Panel is a great meeting for you to join. This call is led by Satya Vel, one of our engineering leaders, and is an opportunity for you to hear…


VMware Monitoring Solution updates

Hi, this is Keiko. We now support VMware VSphere 6.5 on OMS VMware Monitoring Solution. Just for a recap, here’s the VMware monitoring with OMS blog. We were at the HPE Discover Conference 2016 at ExCel London last week where more than 13,000 customers attended. In the keynote session, OMS Container and VMware Solution were…


Automatic dependency discovery and mapping with Service Map – Public Preview

Summary: Use Service Map to discover TCP-connected processes and build topology views. Hi everyone, Nick Burling here, and today I’m excited to announce that Service Map (formerly known as Application Dependency Monitor) is available in Public Preview. In this post, I’ll take you through some of the cool capabilities that Service Map provides like automatic discovery…


Get notified if OMS Log Analytics usage is higher than expected

Summary: Good morning everyone, Richard Rundle here, and today I want to talk about how you can get notified if your usage of Log Analytics goes above a predefined limit. New Usage view In mid-September, we updated the Usage view in Log Analytics so that you can get more insight into how much data is being…


Use Operations Management Suite to monitor containers on Azure Container Service with Mesosphere DC/OS

Hello everyone. This is Keiko again. We’ve got such a great response on the Container solution that we’ve extended this effort into Azure Container Service. As you are aware, Azure Container Service provides a pre-built container deployment infrastructure platform with the choice of an orchestrator that includes DC/OS and Docker Swarm. For our initial effort…


Search for up to two years of data with OMS Log Analytics

Summary: Modify the retention value to save data for up to two years in Log Analytics. Good morning everyone, Richard Rundle here, and today I want to talk about how you can choose to keep your data for up to two years in Log Analytics. Our paid pricing plans include 30 days of data retention,…


Visualizing weather information in Power BI with data from Microsoft OMS

Summary: Use Power BI to visualize weather information. The previous part of this blog post showcased how weather information could be visualized in Microsoft OMS using queries, My Dashboard, and a custom solution. In this blog post, we will look at how we can route this data to Power BI and utilize Power BI to visualize…


Visualizing weather information in Microsoft OMS

Summary: Gather data from a URI and send it to OMS through the HTTP API. In case you missed it, Martin Ehrnst put together a great example of how you can gather data from a URI and send it to OMS through the HTTP API. His example shows this for two different sources of weather and…


How to enable data and log collection in Microsoft OMS

Summary: Learn how to enable logging in Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS). Hello, everyone. It’s Rupanter, and we’ve had some customers ask how to enable logging in Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS). So, today I thought I’d take a minute to go over the available options and provide a detailed guide for enabling OMS to collect…