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Building a monitoring solution for Office 365 service availability using Azure Logic Apps

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I spent some time in early December building an integration between Azure Log Analytics (and Azure Sentinel, obviously) and Office 365 Audit Logs. The latter exposes the logs through Office 365 Management Activity API, which is very handy, albeit slightly cumbersome to use. I wrote about that experience here. I noticed that there is also a separate Office 365 API I found useful, called the Office 365 Service Communications API. It’s much simpler to use,… Read More »Building a monitoring solution for Office 365 service availability using Azure Logic Apps

Building a command-line utility using .NET Core and C# to track my car

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I’m still partially on vacation mode, as school and other obligations won’t resume until next week. The fun part about the Finnish summer holidays is that the whole country essentially shuts down and hibernates for 6 weeks. This provides a nice way to think about other stuff than work, as customers and colleagues are mostly offline or unreachable until mid-August. I’d been thinking of checking out how I could get data from my car. I… Read More »Building a command-line utility using .NET Core and C# to track my car

Building a custom connector for Power BI that supports OAuth2 to visualize my wellness data

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In my previous blog post, I wrote about the Oura Ring and how it tracks my wellness and activities. As part of the service Oura provides there’s also a comprehensive API that can be leveraged for your own purposes. As the data that is being tracked is very personal (“hmm, I wonder why Jussi is being active at 3:23 am.. oh he’s feeding the baby”), I see little justifications (yet) for sharing this data to… Read More »Building a custom connector for Power BI that supports OAuth2 to visualize my wellness data