Tag: Azure

Azure CDN Core Analytics with OMS for Akamai and Verizon

There is a new OMS solution in town but you will not find it in the OMS Gallery. It is located in Azure Marketplace. My tip is to start to deploy OMS solutions via the Azure Marketplace. The new solution in town is called Azure CDN Core Analytics.

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Reserved Common Fields in Log Analytics

I’ve recently been playing with some solution development and I’ve noticed something interesting.

When we are using the OMS Data Collector API we send data by creating json file. That json file is in simple format like this:

{
"property1": "value1",
"property2": "value2"
"property3": "value3",
"property4": "value4"
}

In this pseudo code property is the name of our fields. So when the data is uploaded to OMS the name for field property1 will turn to property1_s. Basically OMS adds suffix to the name of each field and this suffix represents the data type of the value for the field.

There are some exception though. For example if our property is called Computer that will not turn into Computer_s in Log Analytics. Basically the Computer field is a special one. Turned out there are more such fields actually and they are called Reserved Common Fields.

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Moving Update Worker Server between OMS Workspaces

Recently I’ve been fairly occupied in writing the second edition of Inside Microsoft Operations Management Suite book but now that I’ve finished my chapters I can go back to writing some blog posts.

Update Workers are like Hybrid Workers but they are automatically registered by the Update Management solution. This creates a problem because there is no way to unregister such server unlike the Hybrid Workers which have PowerShell cmdlets installed locally on the server.

Fear not though. There is easy way to move Update Worker between different workspaces as long as you follow the steps:

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What is Type Operation in OMS Log Analytics?

You may have noticed that there is a new type named Operation in Operations Management Suite Log Analytics. Continue reading “What is Type Operation in OMS Log Analytics?”

Moving OMS Workspace between Resource Groups

This will be a short one. Azure Resource Manager is a powerful beast and Operations Management Suite is gaining more of its functionality every day. And by that statement I do not mean OMS features specific to Azure. I mean the API, management and  orchestration stuff of Azure Resource Manager. Continue reading “Moving OMS Workspace between Resource Groups”

Free E-book: Inside the Microsoft Operations Management Suite

For the past couple of months I’ve been a little bit quiet on my blog. The reason for this is that I was participating in something special for you. Continue reading “Free E-book: Inside the Microsoft Operations Management Suite”

Windows 10 Universal App for cloudadministrator.wordpress.com

Microsoft has a service that allows you to create Windows 10 apps called Windows App Studio. Recently that service enabled easier creation of Windows 10 app with WordPress content. This allowed me to create Windows 10 universal app of my blog. It is simple app that makes viewing the content of the blog post easier on smaller devices. If you want to use it the app is located in Windows Store and can be found by clicking on this link.