Performance (aka. Perfmon) Counters are critical to understanding the health of and diagnosing issues on Windows. In recent performance and scalability testing of a solution built on top of Azure Service Fabric, we collected Perfmon Counters across 15 VMs and sent them to Log Analytics. This was very helpful; however, there were times when we wanted them to be real time.
Do I need to add more servers if my user load grows by 10% each month for the next 12 months? That is a hard question to answer. Unless you have an Application Platform Management solution, it is hard to correlate function calls to CPU time and response times.
In this post, Sr. App Dev Manager Fidelis Ekezue explain Azure Load Balancing options and highlight considerations for choosing a solution.
Azure Load Balancing Solutions: When to choose which one?
Microsoft Azure provides customers with many ways to load balance traffic requests to their environments.
In the following post, Premier Developer Consultant Lizet Pena De Sola shows us how to analyze the performance of PowerShell scripts to pinpoint code with high CPU consumption and optimize resource usage.
As part of my job I help developers take a closer look at the source code and analyze it under the “microscope”.
In this post, App Dev Manager Priti Kalani shares insight toward optimizing the services you deploy and manage in the Microsoft cloud.
Azure tools to optimize and manage your cloud spending
Azure has made deploying cloud infrastructure and applications convenient and productive for organizations.
Premier Developer consultant Rob Vettor brings us this post on performance of the new Entity Framework Core.
Entity Framework Core (EF Core) has arrived and brings with it several long-awaited improvements.
Officially released this past June, EF Core is a complete rewrite of the Entity Framework.
In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Bill Reiss shows us how to avoid data binding in List Views for Xamarin Forms.
This post was inspired by Jason Smith’s Evolve session discussing performance in Xamarin Forms. Jason gives a lot of great information and I highly recommend watching the video.
In this post, Application Developer Managers, Joe Irizarry and Reed Robison provide an update on .NET – spanning new announcements, roadmap updates, and important support lifecycle changes.
With the release of Visual Studio 2015 and .NET Framework 4.6 last week, it might be a good time to review upcoming support lifecycle changes as well as roadmap and framework announcements.
In this post, Principal Application Developer Manager, Reed Robison explains how a periodic review of IIS Log data, often ignored and archived, provides valuable insight into the operational health and performance of web applications.
We recently posted about how a focus on DevOps is changing the way IT Operations and Developers work together to deliver higher quality solutions.