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What is Azure Monitor?

It provides sophisticated tools for collecting and analyzing telemetry that allow you to maximize the performance and availability of your cloud and on-premises resources and applications.
Azure Monitor is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses Azure Monitor?

Companies
7 companies reportedly use Azure Monitor in their tech stacks, including DevSecOps, YieldPlanet-General, and WeASSIST.

Developers
47 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Azure Monitor.

Azure Monitor Integrations

Jira, Azure DevOps, PagerDuty, Centreon, and Percona Monitoring and Management are some of the popular tools that integrate with Azure Monitor. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with Azure Monitor.
Decisions about Azure Monitor

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Azure Monitor in their tech stack.

Hello People, I want suggestions about monitoring and alert tools to use with .NET application which will be hosted on Microsoft Azure. I have Azure Monitor,, Grafana, and Prometheus in my consideration. What would you suggest among these tools? If you have any other suggestions, please share the ideas. Thank you.

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Can I get metrics available through Prometheus into Azure Monitor, specifically into log analytics? (VM'S). I am running a couple of VM's inside Azure portal and I have my own private besu nodes running on them. I have my metrics set up inside the Prometheus but I was hoping to hook it up securely to Grafana but I tried everything and I can't. So the next thing is to see if can I get the metrics available through Prometheus into azure monitor, specifically into log analytics. The aim is to get the sync status, and the highest block number on each node, into log analytics so we can see what each is doing. That way we know, on a quick look, the status of each node and by extension, the condition of the private chain. What worries me is that although I have alerts if blocks stop being created or nodes lose peers we cannot see it quickly.

Prometheus is one option to give us those stats. If we can get data from Prometheus into log analytics that would solve the problem.

Can anyone help me with how I can go about it or any links? All I am seeing is for containers but I want for my VMs.

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Azure Monitor's Features

  • Store and analyze all your operational telemetry in a centralized, fully managed, scalable data store that’s optimized for performance and cost
  • Test your hypotheses and reveal hidden patterns using the advanced analytic engine, interactive query language, and built-in machine learning constructs
  • Integrate with popular DevOps, issue management, IT service management, and security information and event management tools

Azure Monitor Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Azure Monitor?
Splunk
It provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use it to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
ELK
It is the acronym for three open source projects: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana. Elasticsearch is a search and analytics engine. Logstash is a server‑side data processing pipeline that ingests data from multiple sources simultaneously, transforms it, and then sends it to a "stash" like Elasticsearch. Kibana lets users visualize data with charts and graphs in Elasticsearch.
New Relic
The world’s best software and DevOps teams rely on New Relic to move faster, make better decisions and create best-in-class digital experiences. If you run software, you need to run New Relic. More than 50% of the Fortune 100 do too.
Dynatrace
It is an AI-powered, full stack, automated performance management solution. It provides user experience analysis that identifies and resolves application performance issues faster than ever before.
Datadog
Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!
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Azure Monitor's Followers
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