Category Archives: Diagnostics

Configuring Windows Azure Diagnostics in Eclipse

The Windows Azure Developer Center provides downloads and documentation supporting the creation of Windows Azure PaaS cloud services in various environments and languages including Node.js, Java, PHP, Python and Ruby. The Java Developer Center contains tutorials demonstrating how to use … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows Azure Development Cookbook

The reason I didn’t write many posts on the blog in the early part of this year was that I was writing a book on Windows Azure for Packt Publishing. This book, Microsoft Windows Azure Development Cookbook, is now available … Continue reading

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AzureWatch – Autoscaling a Windows Azure Hosted Service

The desire for cost-efficient hosting of services provides the impetus for moving services to the cloud. An important driver of that cost-efficiency is the ease with which hosted services can be scaled elastically – up and down – so that … Continue reading

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Windows Azure Diagnostics Sample Code

I uploaded a Windows Azure Diagnostics sample to the MSDN Code Samples Gallery. The sample demonstrates how to use the parts of the Windows Azure Diagnostics API I covered in earlier posts on Windows Azure Diagnostics and its management. The … Continue reading

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Persisting IIS Logs in Windows Azure SDK v1.3

UPDATE 3/11/2011 – The Windows Azure SDK v1.4 release fixes this problem for IIS logs which now transfer correctly. The problem may still exist for IIS failed request logs. This post is very speculative and may be wrong. If you … Continue reading

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Configuration Changes to Windows Azure Diagnostics in Azure SDK v1.3

Note that I added an important advisory to this post on 1/26/2011. See below. The configuration of Windows Azure Diagnostics (WAD) was changed in the Windows Azure SDK v1.3 release. This post is a follow-on to three earlier posts on … Continue reading

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Diagnostics Management in Windows Azure

This is the third in a series of posts on Azure Diagnostics. It is probably worthwhile reading the introductory post Diagnostics in Windows Azure before reading this one. The other post was on Custom Diagnostics in Windows Azure. This post … Continue reading

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