ASP.NET Monsters #102: Structured Logging with Application Insights

Play ASP.NET Monsters #102: Structured Logging with Application Insights

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In this episode, we'll explore how to hook up Application Insights to your ASP.NET Core application using the really excellent Serilog.

 

Serilog - structured logging for .NET

Seq - structured log searching

Application Insights Serilog sink

Serilog connector for .NET Core Logging

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    Meir017

    Would you say that Seq a database (very specific schema) + amazing UI?

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    stimms

    @Meir017: That seems like a pretty reasonable definition. 

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    Brian Wells

    Thanks for your video! Useful!

    BTW, you indicated using both UseApplicationInsights() in Program.cs and also AddApplicationInsightsTelemetry() in ConfigureServices -- according to this link that's discouraged....

    https://github.com/Microsoft/ApplicationInsights-aspnetcore/wiki/Getting-Started-for-a-ASP.NET-CORE2.0-WebApp

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