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Assessing Microsoft's Availability- and Performance-Monitoring Tools for Azure-Based IT Services

Published: 12 October 2017

ID: G00328264

Analyst(s): Joseph Antelmi


Enterprises are grappling with how to expand availability and performance monitoring for cloud environments. This document helps technical professionals evaluate the tools Microsoft offers for monitoring Azure-based IT services.

Table Of Contents


  • Availability Monitoring and Performance Monitoring in Microsoft Azure
  • Native Microsoft Azure Monitoring Services
    • Azure Monitor
    • Azure Monitor Activity Log
    • System Center Operations Manager
    • Log Analytics
    • Application Insights
    • Service Map
    • Third-Party Solutions to Augment Microsoft Azure-Native Tools
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses


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