Application Insights

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  1. Support source maps in JavaScript exceptions

    Consider a large modern javascript application. Without seeing actual stack traces, diagnosing problems is really hard.

    We currently have the following setup:
    - Source maps are generated during build time and stored in private BLOB containers. We don't want to share sourcemaps for private projects with the world.
    - When JavaScript exception occurs, we gather the stack traces (using other js libraries such as stacktrace.js) and send a message to our backend service. This backend service finds appropriate source maps (it depends on client app version), prepares the de-obfuscated stack trace and logs a monitoring event.

    It would be nice…

    56 votes
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      planned  ·  9 comments  ·  Service monitoring and diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • server response time needs to ignore signalr

      The average response time metric is not very useful if it is counting signalr persistent connections. I can't filter out these requests in the default dashboard graphs and it's a pain to filter it out in every single graph I create. There needs to be a way to ignore certain patterns from being tracked.

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        planned  ·  4 comments  ·  SDK  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Application Insights in Germany

        Are there any plans in making application insights available for Azure Germany regions?

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          4 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add Heat Map Analysis

          Add Heat Map Analysis. This is a very useful tool in analysis so its great if we can include this.

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            2 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Application Insights in China

            Application Insights is unfortunately not availble in Azure China. Are there any plans to support Application Insights in China?
            It would be necessary to run our production services in that region.

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            • Push notifications for Smart Detection alerts

              The email is usually a low priority tool. When there is a critical problem, I notice it too late (when I take the cell to check the email). I usually recive thousands of emails every day, however, push notifications are much less common and more visible.

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                9 comments  ·  Smart Detection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Support Authenticated User id in usage scenarios

                Support Authenticated User id in usage scenarios . For retention currently we are showing retention users value wrt user_Id column. It would be good if we can support user_AuthenticatedId. Similarly for other usage blade like users, session, workbook, funnel etc.

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                  0 comments  ·  Usage Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Counting by authenticated users is supported in the Users, Sessions, Events, and Cohorts tools. The Retention tool doesn’t support authenticated user counting, but the “N-period retention” workbook template does…check it out in the Workbooks tool. Counting authenticated users is on the backlog for the Funnels tool, but no ETA on when it will arrive.

                  - David from the App Insights team

                • Add a public library of common used analytics queries

                  While some applications have specific requirements, a lot of reports that come out of analystics must be pretty common. It would be nice to have an área in which to find common queries already optimized and 'verified' by the community and/or Microsoft itself.
                  Queries like: "between two dates, which are the pages that had most time consumption difference"

                  6 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • open query in new tab of existing analytics window

                    rather than opening a new analytics window each time i hit the analytics button, it would be cleaner to open a new tab, if the window is already open...

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