Azure Monitor Power BI Reporting

Azure Monitor – Combine Azure Monitor and Azure Log Analytics Data in Grafana

Probably one of the biggest pain in monitoring is to provide a dashboard displaying all information needed. There are many third party solutions available but also Microsoft offers plenty of ways to display monitoring information. One feature I like very much is to have Azure Log Analytic queries exported and displayed in PowerBI. In this […]

Azure Operational Insights Book Configuration Reporting

Microsoft Azure Operational Insights – Search Data Explorer Cheat Sheet

At TechEd Europe Microsoft officially announced Microsoft Azure Operational Insights. If you are not familiar with it check my previous posts about this new “tool”. Behind all these sexy dashboards there is also a very powerful search engine called “Search Data Explorer”. It uses a search window where you can enter a query to get […]

Configuration Reporting Troubleshooting

SCOM – SQL Server Event ID 28005, AEM Wizard Runs Forever, Reporting Services Not Working

I like to automate things, creating batches and scripts. Well at least I like to create them myself and then I know what they do. In a small project I needed to install SCOM 2012 SP1 to show Agentless Exception Monitoring. Because larger environment need a managed way to install IT systems identically they often […]

AEM Reporting

SCOM 2012 – Custom AEM Reports

If you followed the community lately, you see some are writing blog posts about reporting in System Center. It is funny as I also have been playing around with Report Builder 3.0 lately and it seems that I am following this trend. Building custom reports is not that difficult if you have some sort of […]