Create functions in Application Insights through REST API

I've learned about a "hidden feature" recently that enables some cool scenarios. Log Analytics or Azure Data Explorer aficionados will probably know all about functions already but for Application Insights this has not been documented yet and is not visible through the Azure portal. List all functionsGET https://management.azure.…

Alert on requests/s for Azure App Service

A customer of mine had the following rule configured: Alert configurationIt was his expectation that this rule would be triggered when in the last five minutes at some point more that 200 requests/s were being made to the App Service. Unfortunately this is not the case. The rule will…

Application Insights Connector deprecation

In a time before cross-resource queries were possible the Application Insights Connector would copy data from Application Insights to a Log Analytics workspace. With the emergence of cross-resource queries the duplication of data is not required anymore as queries can be sent to both (or even more) entities at the…