Application Insights

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  1. Select multiple server to monitor the health of the servers

    Currently we can only select one server which filters everything to that server., but I would also like to select multiple servers or all instances of a particular instance

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    • Add optional resource group filter to Live Metrics Stream

      I would like to narrow my view down to only a single resource group when viewing the Live Metrics Stream. In my case I have similar assets deployed to different resource groups. Seeing them all together is good, but I would also like to see one (resource group's worth) at a time.

      3 votes
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      • longer/configurable charts/graphs

        configurable time periods for live graphs

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        • Add Cloud Role Name to Live Metrics Stream

          On the Live Metrics Stream, the list of servers is displayed.

          1. Allow to list a column called 'cloud role name' next to the server name. This makes it clear which server correlates with which server.
          2. Allow easy filtering of the entire page by 'cloud role name'.

          When multiple roles share a single application insights resource, it an be hard to figure out which server is doing what. Still, it makes sense to log in a single app insights resource in order to have the relation and querying benifits.

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          • Add HTTP Queue Length metric

            Add HTTP Queue Length metric to Servers table (and maybe a graph)

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            • 2 votes
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              • 1 vote
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                • live metrics support for Node.js

                  Support for "Live Metrics" in Application Insights for Node.js (and Java) applications.

                  If not already supported (I can't find it), I would suggest that feature so we can get good information about our Node and Java applications.

                  3 votes
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                  • display of pinned query limit 7 days

                    it appears that when pinning a query to a dashboard, the graph display is limited to only 7 days regardless of the underlying query.

                    is this possibly a bug in the display, held over from when there was only 7days of stored data? now that we have a 30 day timeframe for data, it would be good to see that in pinned graphs.

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                    • Support updating the query for a graph.

                      After pinning a query w/graph etc. to a dashboard, i can't edit/update the query, in-place. i'm forced to goto analytics, which creates a new query, when modified the only option i have is to pin the new query to my dashboard. then edit the title of the new graph, delete the old one and rework the layout.
                      would be really great if i could simply edit/update the query associated with an already pinned graph.

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                      • Allow manual entering of application insight annotation

                        1) Don't limit annotations in Application Insights to just releases

                        2) Allow manual entering of application insight annotations in the AI web app, not just from a step in the release process

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                        • time series databases support

                          It would be a good improvement if you support time series databases redirection support (Graphite, InfluxDB etc)

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                          • Provide capability to export/import metrics/event/adhoc query, graph, settings from one AppInsights instance to another

                            i'd like to export all or some of my charts, settings, and queries and move them around from one instance to anther

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                            • Allow grids to be pinned to the dashboard

                              Currently, you can pin charts (either built-in or ones created in Metrics Explorer) to a portal Dashboard. However, pinning a grid does not seem to be supported. This would be very useful for data that is grouped around things like the operation name or dependency name.

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                              • save selected columns in the query url

                                each time we open our saved queries we need to filter the columns again the to see only the relevant columns we need

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                                • automatically enable requests tracking for Mobile Services

                                  LIve metrics don't work for mobile services. I want the live tracking also on the mobile services so I have my heads up display that can show me real time usage of the backend

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                                  • Enable more cohort analysis tools in Application Insights

                                    We are using AI for assessing the usage of features using custom events, but better ways of seeing changes in usage over time within Application Insights queries would be beneficial (new chart types and cohort groupings)

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                                    • Azure Dashboard Tiles for Scalar Analytics Queries

                                      For simple KPIs it would be great to be able to pin a simple scalar result to a small (1x1 to 2x2) dashboard tile.

                                      Ideally these could be made visually identical to the built-in KPI tiles from Application Insights for Users, Page Views, etc, including the option to set an Icon & Up/Down trend.

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                                      • Allow custom metrics to be specified as TimeSpans so they use the same chart display as PageLoad & Dependency Durations.

                                        Some of the built-in AI event types (PageLoad, Dependency) have Duration metrics which are treated as TimeSpans and the charting tools support appropriate scaling when displaying aggregations of those values (e.g. hours, days, etc).

                                        But at present all metrics in CustomEvents are simply defined as doubles without associated metadata, so there is no way to specify when one represents a TimeSpan and should be displayed as such.

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                                        • Allow custom event data to be configured as charts just like the default metrics.

                                          I am recording data in custom events e.g.; duration an operation execution. I need a chart to see on an average how much an operation takes to execute across users/sessions/geography etc. I see no way to configure a chart based on my custom event data that can give me counts/average etc.

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