Availability tests in Application Insights

Making sense of your logs with Log Analytics: A Beginner's Guide

What is Log Analytics? Azure Log Analytics is a tool as part of Azure Monitor that we can use to query data stored in the Azure Monitor Logs store. As administrators or developers, we would use Log Analytics in the Azure portal to configure input data sources (such as Container Apps, App Service, Cosmos DB etc.) and then query thier Azure Monitor logs to gain insights on those resources. If you’ve worked with Azure for while, you’ve probably heard of (or even used) Log Analytics....

April 26, 2023 · 10 min · Will Velida
Availability tests in Application Insights

How to create availability tests for App Service using Bicep

One important aspect of any web application is its availability. Azure provides many tools that ensures your application is up and running, one of them being availability tests, which allow you to periodically check the availability of your application. You can also generate alerts should your web application become unavailable. You can configure availability tests and alerts in your Bicep templates, automating the entire process! In this article, we’ll create a Bicep template that provisions all the resources that we’ll need (the web app, Application Insights instance, action groups etc....

January 26, 2023 · 10 min · Will Velida