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May 2020

26 May

Log Analytics New Query Experience - Example Queries

NOW AVAILABLE

Introducing the new Example Query experience in Log Analytics. Example queries are now "front and center" complete with a brand new look and over 250 example queries for our top Azure resources

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
26 May

Azure Monitor Logs—New experience for agents is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The management and download page for Azure Monitor Logs agents has been updated and enhanced with a new menu item and an improved UI.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
26 May

Azure Monitor Logs IntelliSense improvements are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Azure Monitor Logs IntelliSense has been upgraded. IntelliSense now features a variety of new features and enhancements designed to make query and insight creation quicker and easier.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
22 May

Improved Azure Monitor Logs workspace delete and recovery experiences

NOW AVAILABLE

Workspace soft-delete functionality has been added to help you recover your workspace if necessary. In that situation, the workspace goes into a soft-delete state to allow its recovery, including data and connected agents within 14 days. It’s also possible to override the soft-delete behavior and permanently delete your workspace.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
  • Services
22 May

Azure Private Link for Azure Monitor is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link now supports multiple new Azure services in general availability and preview.

  • Virtual Network
  • Azure Private Link
  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Build
  • Security
  • Services
19 May

Azure Monitor enhancements are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements to Azure Monitor maximize performance and provide full stack observability for apps and infrastructure across Azure and hybrid environments.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Microsoft Build
  • Services
14 May

Azure Monitor for Containers is moving the health feature to limited preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2020

The health feature of Azure Monitor for Containers (currently in public preview) is moving to limited preview by the end of June 2020. This is being done to minimize the impact for your customers as improvements based on your feedback are implemented. There will be in-product notifications for customers to move to the private preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
13 May

Azure Monitor Logs is now available in the US Gov Arizona region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Logs, a feature that allows you to collect telemetry and analyze and retrieve data, is now available in the US Gov Arizona region.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters
11 May

Azure Log Analytics agent for Windows SHA-2 signing date has been extended

Target availability: Q3 2020

The Azure Log Analytics agent for Windows will begin to use SHA-2 signing exclusively on Aug. 17, 2020. This change requires action only if you’re running the agent on a legacy OS version.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Automation
  • Security Center
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Management
  • Operating System
  • Security
7 May

Select multiple resources in Azure Monitor Logs

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Logs now supports the selection of multiple resources of the same type across scopes.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
7 May

Azure Monitor Logs—–Additional improvements made to tables side pane

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Monitor Logs tables sidepane was improved with additional features and capabilities. including column descriptions and direct links to documentation.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
6 May

View and navigate through changes across multiple resources

Newly updated Change Analysis UI now supports viewing changes for all resources under selected subscriptions. The at-scale view helps narrowing down the critical resources and changes to investigate regardless how the applications and resource groups are organized.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Resource Graph
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • App Service
  • Features
  • Management
  • Security
  • Services

April 2020

30 Apr

Azure Monitor Logs—Concurrency query throttle is being rolled out

To ensure that Azure Monitor Logs will deliver a consistent experience for all users, a new concurrency limit is gradually being rolled out. This will help to protect against users sending an excessive number of queries at once, which could potentially overload system resources and jeopardize responsiveness.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
29 Apr

Azure Monitor for Containers support for Azure Red Hat OpenShift 4.X & OpenShift 4.X in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Containers is now extending our monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Red Hat OpenShift version 4.x & OpenShift version 4.x. This support is currently in preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
21 Apr

Custom views with view designer are migrating to Azure Monitor workbooks

NOW AVAILABLE

Target retirement date: July 01, 2022

Azure Monitor is making changes to the custom views experience in Log Analytics Workspaces. Beginning March 2020, we will be replacing the View Designer tool with Azure Monitor Workbooks. Workbooks provide a flexible canvas for data analysis and the creation of rich visual reports within the Azure portal. They allow you to tap into multiple data sources from across Azure and combine them into unified interactive experiences.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements
15 Apr

Azure Monitor for virtual machines is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for virtual machines (VMs), which provides an in-depth view of VM performance trends and dependencies, is now generally available. Get key monitoring data about your Windows and Linux VMs to help you discover dependencies, identify hotspots, and troubleshoot issues faster with Azure Monitor for VMs.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
10 Apr

Java - Codeless application monitoring with Azure Monitor Application Insights in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Monitor Java applications in any environment without changing the code with Azure Monitor Application Insights. A preview of the new codeless Java agent is now available.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
8 Apr

Azure Monitor Logs new create workspace experience

NOW AVAILABLE

Collect and analyze logs from your Azure estate using the power and flexibility of Azure Monitor Logs.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features

March 2020

30 Mar

Azure Monitor for containers now supports GPU monitoring on AKS GPU-enabled node pool

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2020

Azure Monitor for containers now supports monitoring of GPU usage on AKS GPU-enabled node pool

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
18 Mar

Action Required—Log Analytics agent for Windows will enforce SHA-2 signing on May 18, 2020

Target availability: Q2 2020

The Log Analytics agent for Windows, sometimes known as the OMS Windows agent or Microsoft Monitoring agent, will begin to enforce SHA-2 signing on May 18, 2020. This change only requires action if you are running the agent on a legacy OS version (Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2008).

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Automation
  • Security Center
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Microsoft Build
  • Operating System
  • Security

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