Last week Brian told us about Kusto, an internal data analytics tools which then became a component of Application Insights.
You can start using it right away, there is nothing to configure. You’ll find an Analytics button in the Application Insights blade on the Azure portal:
There are lots of samples ready to go – let’s take the first one (distribution of response times in the last 24 hours, by response code):
The language is very straightforward – there is also a guide here. The result will be charted at the bottom:
This is another good one – application requests comparison over a 24 hours period:
Data like this is critical for proactive monitoring as well, you can periodically monitor this dashboard and understand where the bottlenecks are in your application.
It is really a great tool!