Monthly Archives: February 2017


The Fragility of Technology (And What We Can Do About It)

By |2017-03-01T01:30:12-05:00February 28th, 2017|

I loaded and reloaded, and yet the message stayed the same. 404, no access, can't compute. Why wasn't Trello working? I needed Trello. I use a program called Pomello to help track my productivity, and it won't work without Trello. Like Pavlov's dog, when I hear the clock winding noise as Pomello starts I get into ...

What Should You Log to Application Insights? Everything!

By |2017-02-20T12:25:20-05:00February 20th, 2017|

One question that comes up time and again from our customers: What should I log to Application Insights? Application Insights gives you an extraordinary amount of information out-of-the-box with just a few lines of code added to your server and/or client codebase. Exception and dependency tracking, average page view time, long-running queries, performance metrics, request statistics, availability measures... the standard ...

Redis Cache On Azure and Why

By |2017-05-31T13:19:17-05:00February 1st, 2017|

In today’s world of distributed applications, having a cache solution that can scale with an application is a prerequisite for success. Caching in the AspNet world has typically been tied to the Application Pool and accessed through the HttpContext.Current.Cache object. When the Application Pool was recycled, so too was the cache. When moving a web ...