Collecting and analyzing performance metrics is a key task for database environments and Azure is no different.  In this tip we look at how to create a performance monitor dashboard in Azure.


While it’s by no means a substitute for monitoring software, Azure Log Analytics with Azure Dashboards is a handy place to do some “roll your own” monitoring if you have the need.

Log Analytics lets you query gathered Performance Monitor and Event Log data and Dashboards are a handy way of viewing the visualized data.