So you’ve got the latest in build automation around your Git checkins and PR’s. You’ve set up your CI system to feed into a Continuous Deployment solution and are VSTS/Octopus/Chef/Puppet-ing your way happily through the journey that is DevOps. Not so fast. You’re forgetting the third DevOps pillar – Continuous Monitoring. Without good telemetry and monitoring, you will lack critical insight into what actually needs to be built and deployed. This talk will show you how you can leverage Azure Application Insights to collect data from your solution’s components and to allow you to explore and display your telemetry in ways that you can leverage to provide valuable understanding of your application’s behavior and the way your users interact with it.
John Garland is a Technical VP and Instructor at Wintellect. He's been developing software professionally since the 1990’s. His consulting clients range from small businesses to Fortune-500 companies. John's work has been featured at Microsoft conference keynotes and sessions, and he has presented at conferences in North America, South America, and Europe. John lives in Cumming, GA with his wife and daughter, and is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering. He is the author of the book “Windows Store Apps Succinctly” and co-author of the book "Programming the Windows Runtime by Example." John is a Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions Architect, a member of the Microsoft Azure Insiders, a Microsoft Azure MVP, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer.