Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

How to look like a boss with Application Insights

342 views

Published on

This presentation was used as a very brief 10 minute introduction to Visual Studio Application Insights Preview for the Baton Rouge .NET User Group's networking night.

Published in: Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

How to look like a boss with Application Insights

  1. 1. Application Insights Looking like a boss with
  2. 2. About SCORE and SCORE BR  Nation’s largest network of free expert business mentors  Free mentoring sessions with SCORE volunteer mentors  Free and paid seminars and workshops  See Simple Steps to Starting Your Business at SQLSat2016!  Go to scorebr.org for additional events, to volunteer, or to schedule a meeting with our mentors! http://scorebr.org
  3. 3. Agenda  What Is Application Insights?  How Can It Make Me Look Like a Boss?  As a Developer  As a Product Owner  Helpful Links
  4. 4. What is Application Insights? An extensible analytics service that monitors your live application that helps you…  detect and diagnose performance issues, and  understand what users actually do with your app. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/app-insights-overview/
  5. 5. How Can It Make Me Look Like a Boss? As a Developer
  6. 6. Know how the app is performing inside and out.  Total Page Load Time  Client Processing Time  Send Request Time  Receiving Response Time  Dependency Durations  SQL  Blob Storage
  7. 7. Know when there’s an issue.  Failed Requests  Failed Dependencies  Server Exceptions  Client Exceptions
  8. 8. Know when Application Insights knows there’s an issue.  Abnormal rise detection  Statistical analysis  Affected 22 users  89% had the same exception  89% had a failure in SQL dependency
  9. 9. Know why there’s an issue.
  10. 10. How Can It Make Me Look Like a Boss? As a Product Owner
  11. 11. Know which features deserve more attention.  Track features with Page Views or Custom Events  How many users actually use Y?  What type of user uses X the most?
  12. 12. Pit different implementations against each other and know who wins.  Implement two features and track the success by the metrics that matter most.  Which way is quicker for the user?  Which variant leads to more use?  If they turn on feature X to replace feature Y, are they likely to turn it back off?
  13. 13. Business Intelligence the #@$% out of it.  Built-in Analytics platform  Robust query language  Extensive “API” to recorded data  Ability to export to other tools  Excel  Power BI Query (M)
  14. 14. Helpful Links  https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/application-insights/  https://twitter.com/AppInsights Install and try it out!

×