1604, 2019

Analyze network connections with Azure Monitor for VMs

By |April 16th, 2019|Cloud Monitoring, IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Azure Monitor for virtual machines is designed to collect network connection data to be able to analyze VM network traffic. It provides analytics on the number of connections, both live and failed, VM connection dependencies and the number of bytes sent and received. Azure Monitor allows detecting malicious connections down to the process level and […]

1701, 2019

Monitor data factory pipelines with proactive alerts

By |January 17th, 2019|IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments


Complex data integrations help businesses combine data and business processes in hybrid data environments. Recent data increase in volume, variety, and velocity has resulted in the delays in monitoring and issue resolution. Nowadays organizations look to reduce and mitigate the risks of data integration activity failures along with the impact they cause to other downstream processes. […]

2006, 2018

Connect Azure using VPN Gateway to AWS VPC

By |June 20th, 2018|AWS, Azure How To, Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments


In this post, we will see how a virtual network in Azure connects to an AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) with the help of a virtual network gateway. For a guide on how to connect AWS VPC to Azure using the dedicated VPN connection see this post.
Table of Contents:

Insight into the environment
Azure […]

1306, 2017

Failover with Traffic Manager from Azure to AWS

By |June 13th, 2017|AWS, Azure How To, Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

This post follows the same approach that we saw in Failover with Route 53 from Azure to AWS, but now the failover will be taken care of by Azure Traffic Manager.

The post will also show how CloudMonix can monitor the web app hosting the website on Azure.

CloudMonix offers advanced monitoring and automation features for Microsoft […]

3110, 2016

CloudMonix New Features: Auto-scaling of SQL Azure and SQL Data Warehouse

By |October 31st, 2016|Azure How To, Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Cloud Platforms, IT Management, Microsoft Azure, New Features, News & Press|0 Comments

Over the weekend of October 28th, CloudMonix team released a number of important features for monitoring and automating of SQL Azure and SQL Data Warehouse databases. In addition, a few new integrations have been enabled.

– Azure SQL Databases are one of the most popular ways to store relational data in the Microsoft Azure […]

2109, 2016

Latest features available in CloudMonix (Fall 2016)

By |September 21st, 2016|Cloud Monitoring, General, IT Management, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

Major CloudMonix features released over the summer
New monitoring/automation support for

Azure Stream Analytics
Azure Media Services
Azure (and non-Azure) Redis Cache
Azure DocumentDb
Azure File Storage
SQL Server databases
MySQL databases
Oracle databases
JSON/XML API endpoints

New integrations with 3rd parties systems

Nagios XI

Finally, users can now configure their CloudMonix monitoring setup via a […]

206, 2016

Monitoring Azure Stream Analytics

By |June 2nd, 2016|Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Microsoft Azure, New Features|0 Comments

Azure Stream Analytics is an important component of the Azure ecosystem that helps process large volumes of high velocity data.  As an example, many companies frequently use ASA to transform IOT generated data.  Until now, ensuring that Stream Analytics jobs run without errors has been a difficult task that required custom tooling.

Effective immediately, CloudMonix now supports monitoring of Azure Stream […]

1205, 2016

How to monitor free disk space on Azure VMs

By |May 12th, 2016|Azure How To, Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Drip, General, IT Management, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

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.

New […]

2004, 2016

How to keep Azure Cloud Roles stable with CloudMonix

By |April 20th, 2016|Azure How To, Cloud Automation, Cloud Monitoring, Drip, General, Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

In this article, we’ll discuss a few very simple approaches to keep your Azure Cloud Roles stable proactively and reactively.  CloudMonix is a tool that helps with these approaches. Since, unstable instances often need to be rebooted, we’ll also discuss methods to ensure that reboots do not cause issues or outages.


Proactive stability – rebooting instances on a daily basis
Reactive […]

301, 2016

An Indepth introduction to Azure Virtual Network Monitoring

By |January 3rd, 2016|Microsoft Azure|0 Comments

Azure Virtual Network Connectivity options
Why do you need Hybrid Cloud?
What is Azure VPN Gateway?
Monitoring Azure Virtual Network Gateways
Azure Virtual Network (Azure VNet) is likely one of the most important components in your Azure Infrastructure deployment. Azure VNet uses Software-defined Networking solution that connects most of your virtual resources via a primary virtual container. Azure VNet enables […]