BoostValue: Monitoring Azure Stack HCI from Azure

Azure Stack HCI is available in different offers but at the end of the day this is a packaged, hardened, Azure boosted version of Windows Datacenter/Hyper-V. It is not only to run Virtual Machines OnPrem, but you can also run natively some Azure services such as Kubernetes. Has its DNA is hybrid, the “Windows Admin […]

BoostValue: Log Analytics Costs

Based on my experience, this is quite mandatory during a POC to analyze in detail what the cost is. Why? because most of the components deployed are based on a variable, which is frequently the amount of data “ingested”. One of the easy way to do so is to go in the Log Analytics workspace, […]

BoostValue: workbooks and Kusto

As you probably know, a lot of products capture data and then store it in Azure Log Analytics. Then, either via the GUI of the Azure portal or via Kisto Queries, you can extract the relevant information and value it. Part of Azure Portal, you can create “workbooks”, the friendly name of reports in Azure. […]

BoostValue: Azure Service MAP (network)

è   Service MAP is one of the great “solutions” that you can implement on top of Log Analytics (LA). You can either activate it manually, or it can be installed automatically by other components such as Insights or Defender. The goal of that product is to ask the Log Analytics agent (and the extension, […]