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    October 2018

    Oct 23

    Classic alerts in Azure Monitor to retire in June 2019

    The classic alerting and monitoring functionality in Azure Monitor is scheduled for retirement.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Alerts (Classic)
    • Alerts
    • Metrics
    • Application Insights
    • Compliance
    • Management
    • Retirements
    • Services
    Oct 19

    Azure AD activity logs integration with Azure Monitor Diagnostics and Azure Log Analytics is in public preview

    Gain insights from Azure AD user activity logs stored in an Azure storage account and streamed to your preferred SIEM or custom environment, or integration with Azure Log Analytics tools directily in the Azure portal.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Features
    • Security
    Oct 18

    Send your Azure Active Directory data to Azure Log Analytics

    The ability to forward your Azure Active Directory logs to Azure Log Analytics is now available.

    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Active Directory
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    Oct 18

    General availability: Metric alerts for logs

    Metric alerts for logs are generally available, enabling use of metric alerts for popular logs ingested by Log Analytics workspaces.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Alerts
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    Oct 3

    Log Analytics language documentation site has moved

    The language documentation site of Log Analytics and Application Insights has been merged into the standard Log Analytics documentation.

    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Services

    September 2018

    Sep 24

    New full stack monitoring capabilities in Azure Monitor

    We're bringing together our existing capabilities for monitoring infrastructure, apps, and networks under the moniker of Azure Monitor to provide a unified offering that delivers full stack monitoring for your applications.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    Sep 20

    General availability: Event Hubs for Node.js

    Version 1.0 of the Azure Event Hubs package for Node.js is now generally available.

    • Event Hubs
    • Azure IoT Hub
    • Azure Stream Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

    August 2018

    Aug 1

    Log Analytics workspaces must be created in the Azure portal

    Starting July 29, new Log Analytics workspaces can be created only in the Azure portal.

    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features

    July 2018

    Jul 26

    Public preview: Metric alerts for logs

    Metric alerts for logs are now in public preview, with no signup or enablement process.

    • Alerts
    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Features
    • Management
    Jul 24

    Free course on the Log Analytics query language (KQL) now available

    Learn KQL (the query language used in Application Insights and Log Analytics). Go from a beginner to a pro in just a few hours through a free, exercise-driven course.

    • Application Insights
    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    Jul 16

    What’s new in Azure Monitor—container health

    New feature updates to have been released for Azure Monitor container health for Azure Kubernetes Service since the successful public preview launch at the //build conference.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Features
    Jul 13

    Lenovo XClarity Integrator for Azure Log Analytics

    Lenovo XClarity Integrator for Azure Log Analytics is available in the Azure Marketplace.

    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Gallery

    June 2018

    Jun 29

    A new overview page for Azure Log Analytics

    A new overview page for Azure Log Analytics helps users get started and quickly find the tool or service they came for—including cost management, logs, and View Designer.

    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    Jun 27

    Azure Web Apps Analytics and Azure Network Security Group Analytics available

    Two Azure Log Analytics solutions are now open source and available in the Azure Quickstart Templates gallery: Azure Web Apps Analytics and Azure Network Security Group Analytics.

    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Services

    May 2018

    May 29

    Log Analytics query language recommendations for Summarize and Join operators

    For the Summarize and Join operators, we recommend that you modify your query syntax where applicable in saved searches and alerts, to avoid result ambiguity.

    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Services

    April 2018

    Apr 24

    Deprecating the Log Search API for Azure Log Analytics

    The Log Search API will be deprecated during the week of April 30, 2018.

    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Services
    Apr 17

    What's new in Azure Log Analytics - April 2018

    The latest updates to the Log Analytics portal include auto-sorting of results by default, Query Explorer support for renaming and deleting saved items, and new query language functions.

    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    Apr 10

    OMS Monitoring solution for Azure Backup using Azure Log Analytics

    Now you can use your Operations Management Suite (OMS) workspace and Azure Log Analytics to monitor backups across Recovery Services Vaults and Subscriptions.

    • Azure Backup
    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    Apr 9

    Define a data volume cap in Log Analytics

    In Azure Log Analytics, you can enable the daily volume cap and limit the daily ingestion for your workspace.

    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • Features
    • Services

    February 2018

    Feb 22

    Using Azure Log Analytics and an OMS workspace to monitor Azure backups

    You can use your OMS workspace and Log Analytics to monitor Azure backups across Recovery Services vaults and subscriptions.

    • Azure Backup
    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services

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