2019-09-05T05:37:00Z

What needs improvement with Azure Monitor?


Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Azure Monitor.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 10Consultant

The price could be lower but it is not a must.

2020-05-20T06:52:57Z
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Top 5Real User

I think the product could be improved if they were to work on automation related to gathering metrics from more applications without the need for instrumentation and things like that. I'd like them to work more on that. Additional features they could include would be more automations related to applications and monitoring, user experience monitoring on the application level. Improvement on technical support would also be helpful.

2020-05-10T08:05:59Z
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Top 5Real User

I'd like the solution to do more around vulnerability assessment. It's lacking in the product right now.

2020-03-16T06:56:09Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

When something goes down, we want the option to have automation in place to get it back up again as quickly as possible. It is not very user-friendly so the GUI can be improved.

2020-02-02T10:42:14Z
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Top 5Real User

The troubleshooting logs need improvement. There should be some improvement there. I have a hard time finding the right logs at the right times whenever there is an issue occurring. They should simplify the logs.

2020-01-29T11:22:00Z
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Top 5Consultant

I'm quite involved in the automation of dynamic alerts so I really can provide some insight into how that can be improved. They did have an alerts feature before and it was quite well automated, but since they've gone to a dynamic model and did a few updates, it broke a few things. Some commands that were used before no longer work. But some things that could be improved are: * Feedback should really be feeding back to MSFC (Windows Server Failover Cluster). * Make it so you can actually create more dynamic alerts on the fly. * Add capabilities to export templates dynamically. * Integrate better with Terraform — which everybody seems to be using these days. The integration with Terraform is broken on the Terraform side as well so it's not working as well as it should be from either point.

2019-10-28T06:33:00Z
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Top 20Real User

In comparison to New Relic, which I've used before, it's a bit more complicated. It's not as easy to use. It also took some time to get it working. The implementation needs to be simpler.

2019-10-02T11:08:00Z
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Consultant

They can simplify the overall complexity since you have multiple data sources in the cloud for monitoring. It's quite simple, but there are so many portals. It takes time to work with it. If they could simplify the user configuration, that would be good. The integration capabilities could use some improvements.

2019-09-29T07:27:00Z
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Reseller

They need to work on a more hybrid deployment that will allow us to monitor local on-premise deployments and connect to different systems. I would like to see more integration. In the next version, I would like to see more mobile applications. The current support is based on email so customers don't have full support. I think the developers need to put some effort into the support team to put skilled people in place and provide phone access.

2019-09-05T05:37:00Z
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