Azure VM Scale Sets is a service that provides a set of load-balanced VMs in the Azure cloud. All VMs in a set are created using a single configuration definition and are treated as a single logical unit. Additionally, VM Scale Sets is a technology underneath Microsoft’s Azure Service Fabric and Azure Batch. VM Scale […]
IT Organizations that need to maintain and monitor multiple environments (i.e. Production, Dev, QA, Staging, etc.) for systems that they develop, can use CloudMonix’s Accounts feature to effectively organize and separate their environments.
By creating multiple Accounts within a single CloudMonix Subscription, users can get the following benefits:
Data separation per environment
Easy User and […]
Zabbix and Nagios XI are popular enterprise-level solutions for monitoring large numbers of applications, servers, VMs, and network devices in real-time. However, at this time, they lack native Azure monitoring capabilities.
If your organization is using one of these tools, you can configure CloudMonix to send raw metrics data to them. Azure metrics collected by CloudMonix […]
Relational databases such as SQL Server or SQL Azure, come with a number of powerful analysis tools that allow creating visualizations and complex reports often without a need for programming.
CloudMonix provides a convenient integration for organizations that need to develop custom reports or visualizations of the data it captures. Raw metric data can be […]
Autotask is a popular IT Management Platform that provides visibility and central control to daily operations. It comes with built-in best practices aligned with ITIL guidelines. Autotask is a powerful and very flexible tool, it can be customized to fit even the most complex processes in large organizations.
API integration to AutoTask allows CloudMonix to automatically […]
ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus is a popular IT management software that provides great visibility and central control over issues to ensure no downtime operations. It offers efficient workflows following ITSM best practices, extensive reporting, and smart automation features.
CloudMonix provides a convenient integration for organizations using on-premise or cloud versions of ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus, that creates or […]
Regular pings are the simplest way to ensure that a website is up. But in many situations pinging the URL is not enough to find out if the application is operating properly.
It is also a good idea to track response times to detect any slowdowns. If a website is using SSL certificates then it’s […]
Azure SQL Data Warehouse is a cloud-based data warehouse-as-a-service available on the Azure platform. The massively parallel processing architecture allows distributing query computations over a large number of nodes, which ensures results are obtained very efficiently even for large volumes of data.
However, SQL Data Warehouse can be an expensive resource. The exact price depends […]
Azure SQL Data Warehouse is a cloud-based relational database that can efficiently process large data volumes using scale-out capabilities of the Azure platform. The storage size in Azure SQL Data Warehouse is adjusted independently of the compute power, which offers a great flexibility and allows to fine-tune the usage based on the demand.
The costs of […]
Monitoring disk usage is one of the most basic and critical tasks that Azure administrators should always be doing. Filled to capacity disks cause major outages.
This article will show how CloudMonix will notify users when their Windows servers run out of disk space. We will also discuss simple ways to automatically cleanup disks when space runs out.