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October 2019

Oct 28

Azure Monitor's Service Map is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India

NOW AVAILABLE

The Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India, so it's now available in eighteen public regions around the world.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
Oct 28

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India. It's available around the world in eighteen public regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
Oct 23

Azure Monitor meter name changes

NOW AVAILABLE

Effective December 1, 2019, the meter names of Azure Monitor custom metrics will change.

  • Azure Monitor
Oct 16

Variable retention for Azure Monitor Application Insights is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

Variable data retention for Azure Monitor Application Insights is now generally available.

  • Azure Monitor
Oct 16

Azure Monitor log analytics ingestion service undergoing maintenance from October 14 – 25

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

The ingestion service for the log analytics feature of Azure Monitor is undergoing maintenance from October 14 – 25. This shouldn't have any impact on data ingestion or usage of log analytics.

  • Azure Monitor
Oct 16

Azure Monitor updates—Containers for China regions, Grafana dashboard template, Agent

Updates on Azure Monitor for containers for China Region, Grafana dashboard template, and Agent.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Oct 16

Azure Monitor for containers is now available in Azure US Government region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for containers is now generally available in the Azure US Government region.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor
Oct 15

Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) before general availability release

IN PREVIEW

Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) will be launched in mid-November, 2019, ahead of the general availability (GA) release.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
Oct 15

OMS Agent for Linux October release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

The OMS Agent for Linux October 2019 release is now available. This release contains many stability and reliability improvements.

  • Azure Monitor
Oct 14

Upcoming changes for Service Map data stored in Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Updates for Service Map are coming that will change where we store some of our data in Log Analytics. These updates should be completed sometime in November, 2019.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Azure Monitor
Oct 8

Azure Application Insights is now available in the Brazil South region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Application Insights is now generally available in the Brazil South region.

  • Azure Monitor
Oct 2

Azure Application Insights is now available in the North Central US region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Application Insights is now generally available in the North Central US region.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
Oct 2

Azure Monitor Log Analytics—New capacity-based pricing option is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new capacity reservations pricing model for Azure Monitor Log Analytics is now available. With this new model, you pay a fixed fee based on the capacity tier you select for data ingestion.

  • Azure Monitor

September 2019

Sep 18

Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in Japan East, North Europe, and East US2.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
Sep 18

Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

The Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in Japan East, North Europe, and East US2.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric

August 2019

Aug 26

Azure Monitor Application Insights variable retention is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

It’s now possible to configure the data retention on your Azure Monitor Application Insights resources from 30 days up to 730 days.

  • Azure Monitor
Aug 13

New PowerShell scripts to streamline Azure Monitor Logs query and data collection

NOW AVAILABLE

Two new scripts are available now in PowerShell Gallery to streamline the query and collection of logs into Azure Monitor Logs.

  • Azure Monitor
Aug 12

Azure Monitor Application Insights Status Monitor v2 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing Application Insights Status Monitor v2 is now generally available.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
Aug 8

Azure Monitor for Containers with Prometheus support for AKS engines is now in preview

Prometheus integration with Azure Monitor for containers is now in preview and brings together the best of two worlds. Typically, to use Prometheus you need to set up and manage a Prometheus server with a database. With the Azure Monitor integration, no Prometheus server is needed—simply expose the Prometheus endpoint through your exporters or pods (application), and the containerized agent for Azure Monitor for containers can scrape the metrics for you. A seamless onboarding experience to collect Prometheus metrics with Azure Monitor is provided.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor

July 2019

Jul 24

Azure Monitor for containers—Prometheus integration is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Prometheus integration with Azure Monitor for containers is now available in preview.

  • Azure Monitor

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