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A log analytics workspace is an environment that is made especially for storing log data. This can be Azure Monitor, or other diagnostic log data. We’ll cover a few different uses for log analytics data in this article and how to get data into your workspace. Know that each workspace has it’s own data repository, configuration, and data sources. Join me as I take a look at deploying a log analytics workspace today!
Log Analytics workspaces provide a special way to store log data from multiple sources such as Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Azure Monitor, and so much more. A workspace typically combines data from multiple services and likely has it’s own distinct configuration for retention. I get a lot of questions about what the differences between workspaces within the Log Analytics scope are and why we would use them. Let’s take a look today at some of the information around Microsoft Azure Log Analytics Workspaces.