Using the Azure REST APIs to Retrieve Event Hub Metrics

Azure Event Hubs are a great way to ingest data in Azure for consumption by other services. They are a reliable “Platform as a Service” that can be scaled up to support millions of events per second, and can support multiple subscribers. In any application, it is important to have visibility into each part of…


Retrieving Resource Metrics via the Azure Insights API

There are many options for configuring monitoring and alerting for Azure resources. The Azure portal will show some default metrics. It is also possible to enable more advanced or custom diagnostic settings. The links below provide additional details on enabling diagnostics and monitoring for two popular Azure compute resources, Azure Web Apps and Azure Virtual Machines. Visual…

Using the Azure Resource Manager REST API

Microsoft Azure was released into public preview in 2008. A year later, the Azure Service Management (ASM) REST API was released to support the management of Azure PaaS cloud services and Azure Storage. Since then, the ASM control plane has been expanded to support the many new Azure services introduced in the last six years….