Application Insights, a feature of Azure Monitor, is an extensible Application Performance Management (APM) service for web developers on multiple platforms.

Application Insights is used to monitor your live web application. Characteristics include:

  • Automatic detection of performance anomalies.
  • Powerful analytics tools to help you diagnose issues and to understand what users actually do with your app.
  • Designed to help you continuously improve performance and usability.
  • Works for apps on a wide variety of platforms including .NET, Node.js and Java EE, hosted on-premises, hybrid, or any public cloud.
  • Integrates with your DevOps process, and has connection points to a variety of development tools.
  • Monitors and analyzes telemetry from mobile apps by integrating with Visual Studio App Center.


To set up the OpsRamp Azure integration and discover the Azure service, go to Azure Integration Discovery Profile and select Application Insights.


OpsRamp MetricMetric Display NameUnitAggregation TypeDescription
azure_availability_results_durationTest durationMilliSecondsAveragePercentage of availability for the storage service or the specified API operation. Availability is calculated by taking the TotalBillableRequests value and dividing it by Number of applicable requests, including those that produced unexpected errors. All unexpected errors result in reduced availability for the storage service or the specified API operation.
azure_availability_results_percentageAvailability result percentagePercentageAverageThe availability metric shows the percentage of the web test runs that didnt detect any issues.
azure_availability_results_countAvailability result countCountCountThe availability tests metric reflects Count of the web tests runs by Azure Monitor.
azure_billing_meters_telemetry_countData point countCountTotalNumber of data points sent to this Application Insights resource. This metric is processed with a latency of up to two hours.
azure_billing_meters_telemetry_sizeData point volumeBytesTotalVolume of data sent to this Application Insights resource. This metric is processed with a latency of up to two hours.
azure_browser_timings_network_durationPage load network connect timeMilliSecondsAverageTime between user request and network connection. Includes DNS lookup and transport
azure_browser_timings_processing_durationClient processing timeMilliSecondsAverageTime between receiving the last byte of a document until the DOM is loaded. Async
azure_browser_timings_receive_durationReceiving response timeMilliSecondsAverageTime between the first and last bytes, or until disconnection.
azure_browser_timings_send_durationSend request timeMilliSecondsAverageTime between network connection and receiving the first byte.
azure_browser_timings_total_durationBrowser page load timeMilliSecondsAverageTime from user request until DOM, stylesheets, scripts and images are loaded.
azure_dependencies_countDependency callsCountCountCount of calls made by the application to external resources.
azure_dependencies_durationDependency durationMilliSecondsAverageDuration of calls made by the application to external resources.
azure_dependencies_failedDependency failuresCountCountCount of failed dependency calls made by the application to external resources.
azure_page_views_countCount of page viewsCountCountCount of page views
azure_page_views_durationPage view load timeMilliSecondsAveragePage view load time
azure_performance_counters_request_execution_timeHTTP request execution timeMilliSecondsAverageExecution time of the most recent request.
azure_performance_counters_requests_in_queueHTTP requests in application queueCountAverageLength of the application request queue.
azure_performance_counters_requests_per_secondHTTP request rateCountPerSecondAverageRate of all requests to the application per second from ASP.NET.
azure_performance_counters_exceptions_per_secondException rateCountPerSecondAverageCount of handled and unhandled exceptions reported to windows, including .NET exceptions and unmanaged exceptions that are converted into .NET exceptions.
azure_performance_counters_process_io_bytes_per_secondProcess IO rateBytesPerSecondAverageTotal bytes per second read and written to files, network and devices.
azure_performance_counters_process_cpu_percentageProcess CPUPercentAveragePercentage of elapsed time that all process threads used the processor to execute instruction. This can vary between 0 to 100. This metric indicates the performance of w3wp process alone.
azure_performance_counters_processor_cpu_percentageProcessor timePercentAveragePercentage of time that the processor spends in non-idle threads.
azure_performance_counters_memory_available_bytesAvailable memoryBytesAveragePhysical memory immediately available for allocation to a process or for system use.
azure_performance_counters_process_private_bytesProcess private bytesBytesAverageMemory exclusively assigned to the monitored applications processes.
azure_requests_countServer request countCountCounterThis metric reflects Number of incoming server requests that were received by your web application.
azure_requests_durationServer response timeMilliSecondsAverageTime between receiving an HTTP request and finishing sending the response.
azure_requests/failedFailed requestsCountCountCount of HTTP requests marked as failed. In most cases these are requests with a response code >= 400 and not equal to 401.
azure_exceptions_countExceptionsCountTotalCombined count of all uncaught exceptions.
azure_exceptions_browserBrowser exceptionsCountTotalCount of uncaught exceptions thrown in the browser.
azure_exceptions_serverServer exceptionsCountTotalCount of uncaught exceptions thrown in the server application.
azure_traces_countTrace countCountTotalTrace document count
azure_users_authenticatedUsers authenticatedCountCounterNumber of distinct users who authenticated into your application.
azure_users_countUsers countCountCounterNumber of distinct users who accessed your application.
azure_sessions_countSessions countCountCounterThis metric refers to count of distinct session IDs.

Event support

  • Supported
  • Configurable in OpsRamp Azure Integration Discovery Profile.

External reference