Visual Studio Online Application Insights Overview at ALM Forum 2014

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Session from ALM Forum: http://www.alm-forum.com/s14/pr_devops#s7

Make Data-Driven, High-Impact Improvements to Your Applications
Tuesday, 9:45 - 10:45am

Today, application performance monitoring, usage analytics and log analysis are typically disconnected activities, each introducing specialist tools that layer complexity for a developers. Having integrated telemetry at your fingertips lets you see real data on how your customers are using your applications, correlated to their experience and to the application’s business success. This session will show you how to use real data to improve your application and determine the right next priorities in your application backlog.

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Visual Studio Online Application Insights Overview at ALM Forum 2014

  1. 1. Ed Blankenship EdBlank@microsoft.com @EdBlankenship http://www.edsquared.com http://bit.ly/TFS2013Book
  2. 2. http://bit.ly/TFS2013Book
  3. 3. Applications are the lifeblood of nearly every organization – they attract and engage customers, drive revenue, differentiate products and services, and automate critical business processes. The agile transformation and the movement to the cloud create new and exacerbate existing impediments.
  4. 4. BACKLOG REQUIREMENTS Quickly detect and resolve application issues. Prioritize and validate investments based on qualitative and quantitative data. Diagnostics for production is an afterthought
  5. 5. Non-invasive Code change
  6. 6. Problem Solution Value Mean Time to Detect (MTTD)
  7. 7. • Get 360 degree view to application’s health with relevant metrics to help you detect issues in production. Set up a view of your application health with metrics that you care Identify issues and patterns with your application in production Check the pulse of your application
  8. 8. • Get 360 degree view to application’s health with relevant metrics to help you spot issues in production. • Get alerted automatically whenever your application is not responding properly according to your threshold before your customer notice it. Automatic alerts with relevant Contextual information
  9. 9. Problem Solution Value Mean Time to Repair (MTTR)
  10. 10. • Detect if the problem is your code or your dependencies Understand what failed and why by drilling down into failed tests
  11. 11. • Detect if the problem is your code or your dependencies • Detect when and which release impacted your application. Get the necessary information for your development team to review the exact code deployed
  12. 12. • Detect if the problem is your code or your dependencies • Detect when and which release impacted your application. • Get advanced diagnostics directly in your Visual Studio to speed up resolution and increase efficiency between Developers and Operations. Get the code/memory dump you need directly in your Dev Environment
  13. 13. Problem Solution Value Continuous learning
  14. 14. • Identify systemic issues and trends affecting application and infrastructure health • Prioritize new features, bug fixes and strategic direction based on qualitative and quantitative data Valuable data at your finger tips Validate your investments
  15. 15. The solution – Application Insights Available Is my application available and performing for users? One Dashboard ImprovingPerforming What’s wrong? Show me suspicious code and test cases Where do we invest next? Show me top features and customer Usage patterns Health Dashboards Notifications & Deep Insights Usage Dashboards
  16. 16. Visual Studio Online
  17. 17. Questions?
  18. 18. Tuesday (today) 4:30-5:30 The session will include: • Practical guidance on application analytics implementations • Demonstrations of another application analytics option • Functionality already included with Visual Studio 2012 and 2013 • On-premises solution (analytics storage and Team Foundation Server integration) • Support for non-MSFT runtimes Application Analytics: What every application stakeholder should know
  19. 19. Ed Blankenship EdBlank@microsoft.com @EdBlankenship http://www.edsquared.com http://bit.ly/TFS2013Book

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