Application Performance Management (APM) service for web developers that supports multiple platforms. Application Insights are mainly used to monitor the live web applications, automatically detecting the performance anomalies.
The advanced data analytics tools help in diagnosing the application issues raised. One can understand what users are doing with your app and what is that to improve for making the app with better performance and increase the usability. It supports a wide variety of platforms including on - off-premises on cloud and also integrates with your internal DevOps process.
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Application Insights Process of Implementation:
Install and set up an Insights resource in the Azure portal. The Insight resources monitor your app and send the data to the portal.
In the Azure portal, on the integrated data you can apply analytically.
What is the Application Insights monitor?
Application Insights helps you understand how your app is performing and how it's being used.
It looks at the following process in the software application.
Things to be noted before buying Application Insights
1. Limitations on monitoring specific URL or action requests, SQL query % of requests with errors, etc
2. Email Alerts, SMS escalation do have certain implementation alerts.
Make sure that you have Visual Studio 3 or more versions in your system and a Microsoft subscription.
Right Click on App’s Solution Explorer, and choose Add > Application Insights Telemetry... or Configure Application Insights.
Select your subscribed Microsoft account, Azure resources, and register
Run the application with F5 and start viewing your app telemetry. Setup a dashboard where your monitoring team can monitor all the telemetry performances through Application Insights.
HTTP requests on the applications, Calls to Databases; HTTP calls to external services;
Exceptions and stack traces applied to events
Performance Counters like CPU performances, disk memory, data storage, the network used, etc.
Custom events on the particular option you insert in the app and measure its performance metrics.
Traces login and logout activities.
On web pages, you can see all performance metrics of the web page like page views, page load, session performance, login IDs of the users, etc.
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