Analyzing your applications with Application Insights

Application Insights is powerful Application Performance Management (APM) service for developers building application hosted in Azure, on-premise or elsewhere.

In this episode, we are joined by Michael Milirud (@micwebnet) who is a Product Manager on the Azure Monitoring team. He shows us how easy it is to get started with Application Insights with Visual Studio. He also discusses a few new features that you can make use of today such as Live Metrics, Load testing, and more.

  • [01:05] - When can Application Insights be used?
  • [02:41] - Exploring the ApplicationInsights.config file
  • [03:56] - Enabling the Application Insights experience in Visual Studio
  • [05:13] - Live metrics in the Azure portal
  • [06:09] - Adaptive Monitoring
  • [08:40] - Portal experience
  • [12:10] - Performance monitoring
  • [14:03] - What types of applications can make use of Applications Insights?
  • [15:10] - User Analytics
  • [18:15] - Application Analytics with Kusto


You can learn more about what Application Insights has to offer, how to use the Kusto query language and more using the links below.