Azure Log Analytics: Looking at data and costs

At some stage, you either need to add a new set of data to Log Analytics or even look at your usage and costs. Originally you looked at the Usage table for this data. Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/log-standard-properties  and https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/manage-cost-storage   As you can see from these docs (and please read them as I wont go over…


Azure Log Analytics: Service Level Agreement (SLA) part 2

My post yesterday got a little long so, I’ve done a part2 to show how else you might group your solutions. Part1: http://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ukhybridcloud/2018/11/20/azure-log-analytics-service-level-agreement-sla-part-1/ Here is the new query, I kept it simple so removed the JOIN and links to Perf and Memory that were shown in Part 1. let start_time =startofday(ago(7d)); let end_time =startofday(now()); //…


Azure Log Analytics: Service Level Agreement (SLA) part 1

This week there was a good discussion on how to show an SLA view in Log Analytics, which was similar to a feature in System Center Operations Manager, the output and query I’m sure will be useful for others. Basically what was required was an SLA view of a service, where the service was made…


Azure Log Analytics: A little more about Usage

  In post and post we’ve spoken about Usage but its a topic that comes up a lot. I have a two step process, to identify the culprits if high usage is experienced.  I’ll also talk about planning later…and especially the recommendation to Alert on Usage! Log Analytics shows Usage in two main places 1….

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Azure Log Analytics: Disk Space Usage ; Part 3

Azure Log Analytics: Disk Space Usage ; Part 3 Category    Log Analytics Syntax v2 ; OMS Syntax As promised here is Part 3 Part 1: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ukhybridcloud/2017/12/08/azure-log-analytics-disk-space-usage/ Part 2: http://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ukhybridcloud/2018/05/17/azure-log-analytics-disk-space-usage-part-2/ Part 3: this post In this post we’ll look at Trends and doing an estimate. My query now looks like the one further down this article (see…

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Azure Log Analytics: Disk Space Usage – Part 2

  My previous post on this topic is one of the most viewed (according to our blog analytics in the last week).   So I thought it was time to share some extra queries that you many find helpful. Please see the previous post, Part 1: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ukhybridcloud/2017/12/08/azure-log-analytics-disk-space-usage/ Part3: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ukhybridcloud/2018/05/18/azure-log-analytics-disk-space-usage-part-3/ The original query I produced was this: //…


Azure Log Analytics: Queries, Has the Hostname been changed?

The question was asked, how do you find a Computer using Log Analytics that has had its name changed? Normally you would find an EventID that contains this by doing a web search or by looking in Eventvwr after trying a name change yourself on a test server.   Both methods said that EventID 6011 should…


The most basic basic of OMS / Log Analytics is….

Updated post (27th June2018): The Log Analytics landing page has been updated https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/log-analytics/log-analytics-oms-portal-faq [Workspace Summary] is the new “Overview” —————————————————————— …please use the Azure Portal to access the product not the Legacy OMS portal. Simply from Portal.Azure.Com, select your Log Analytics workspace – then press OVERVIEW or Log Search rather than OMS Portal.  The old…


Log Analytics: Usage and Estimated Costs

Recently this blade in the Azure Portal was updated for Log Analytics.  Mostly this is just an update but there are a few new charts and also a Daily Volume Cap setting. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/log-analytics/log-analytics-manage-cost-storage  A few features from the docs are not yet working (at least for me); such as this but hopefully this wont be…