Data and cost estimation for Log Analytics

A while ago I wrote an article on how to estimate data consumption for Log Analytics. Since then there were changes to the way that Log Analytics tracks the volume and the cost associated with data flowing into the workspace. The documentation on standard properties in Log Analytics records now…

Azure Monitoring & Operations hackathon

A request that I get many times is to provide guidance and best-practices on how to implement monitoring and operations management with and/or for Azure. Most organizations have subtle differences which makes it hard to put out a generic concept of how to enable this. There are high-level ideas…

Data volume estimation for Log Analytics

[UPDATE 02/12/2019] There has been changes to the way Log Analytics tracks usage data. Check out the post on the updated mechanisms. One favorite question I hear: "How can we plan for Log Analytics?" or "How much data will be transmitted?" "It depends.". My favorite answer. But in…