How to embed Grafana visualization in SquaredUp

In our previous post on Grafana and SquaredUp, we compared the two tools across various benchmarks like ease of deployment, time to value, dashboard creation, dashboard sharing, and more. Both tools have their specific advantages over the other, but since the ultimate goal is to give you a single place to look – why not leverage Grafana for the visualizations...

Post-event review: SCOMathon Workshop Week

A couple months ago, we hosted a week of community-led SCOM workshops and networking. These hands-on workshops took a deep dive into a series of topics handpicked by the SCOM community itself – and we are thrilled that the community found it valuable, as we learned from our post-event survey. Keep an eye out for the next...

Layering customer, infrastructure and business perspectives into your monitoring (Part 4)

In my prior three blog posts, we set some ground rules, looked at some out-of-box dashboards, overloaded an in-box property, and finally created an innovative structure to communicate status using SquaredUp’s EAM feature.  Looking back, when I started this blog, I explicitly stated that traditional monitoring wasn’t our goal. It’s essential, but the industry (in...

Communicating Strategically with Manual Reporting Availability (Part 3)

In my prior two blog posts, we focused on creating a bunch of Enterprise Applications (EAs), tagging those EAs, and then updating the Status dashboard to only show those EAs that are Critical Service Offerings (CSO). For this blog post, we will create some relationships and demonstrate how alerting behaves using SquaredUp’s Manual Reporting Availability...

SquaredUp helps customers save 20% of Azure costs

Are you suffering from overspending in Azure, lack of cost visibility and lack of context? You’re not alone; Azure cost management is a problem we hear about time and time again. That is why we created top-notch cost tiles that would allow users to build the perfect Azure cost dashboard, and help them quickly identify overspends and expensive...

Community Round-Up: February 2021

Catch up on the latest SCOM, Azure Monitor and SquaredUp news.

Community Round-Up: January 2021

Catch up on the latest Azure Monitor, SCOM and SquaredUp news.

Building powerful tailored SCOM dashboards with Enterprise Applications (Part 2)

In my last blog post, we focused on creating 29 Enterprise Applications (EA).  We also spent some time talking about our Critical Service Offerings (CSO) and Supporting Service Offerings (SSO).  And finally, we looked at three out-of-box dashboards.  If all you needed was to create a dashboard to control the boxes’ color quickly, you already...

Better Dashboarding – Grafana or SquaredUp?

As part of my job as a tech evangelist and a pre-sales engineer here at SquaredUp, I often find myself talking to a lot of people. And understandably, when you as a consumer are trying to evaluate a product that you may potentially invest in, it’s only natural that you want to compare different products...

New and improved Community Answers

We are thrilled to announce that among our other big plans for 2021, we have migrated and upgraded our much-loved Community Answers platform! It is now a lot easier to connect with the rest of the monitoring community and get the answers you are looking for. What is Community Answers? If you’re new, Community Answers is our...

Building powerful tailored SCOM dashboards with Enterprise Applications (Part 1)

Each team has a different need but uses similar data. Learn how to build something flexible that will satisfy all three audiences!

New Health Explorer for Azure VMs

Finally, a proper health model and health explorer for Azure virtual machines!