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October 2020

22 Oct

Log Analytics Linux Agent for Fall 2020 now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new release of the Linux Agent is now available with support fixes and a new troubleshooting tool.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Management
14 Oct

Azure Monitor Log Analytics data export is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

You can now enable continuous data export from your Log Analytics workspaces to an Azure Storage Account or Azure Event Hubs.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
13 Oct

New alert query examples topic in Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

The logs experience was recently updated with examples queries for common log alerts.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Alerts
  • Features
  • Management
1 Oct

Monitor Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes with Metric Alerts

IN PREVIEW

Learn how to configure recommended metric alerts using Azure Monitor for Containers on your Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes
  • Features

September 2020

29 Sep

General Availability: Application Insight in UK West

NOW AVAILABLE

Application Insight, a part of Azure Monitor, is now generally available in the UK West region for customers to collect telemetry and analyze their service health in production environments.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters
22 Sep

Traffic Analytics & Diagnostics capabilities in Azure Monitor for Networks

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Network provides the starting point for network monitoring without any user configuration and provides access to all available network monitoring capabilities.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Network Watcher
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

New disk IO and Bandwidth metrics to identify bottlenecks

NOW AVAILABLE

New disk IO utilisation metrics that help users gain insight into their disk IO and bandwidth bottlenecks have been released. These metrics simplify identifying resources that are limiting application s performance. Now with a couple of metric views, users can make informed decisions on how to upgrade their products to and see a direct impact to their performance.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Disk Storage
  • Managed Disks
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI improvements September 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

Log Analytics UI gets several improvements in September including, search in query history, search in query dialog, and time picker enhancements.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Features
22 Sep

Azure Monitor ITSM Connector for BMC Helix with Secure Export

IN PREVIEW

Introducing a preview of Secure Export as a new version of Azure Monitor ITSM Connector, providing integration with BMC Helix.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

General availability of workspace-based Application Insights

Azure Monitor Application Insights now integrates deeply with Log Analytics for a unified workspace-based mode enabling you to store your app logs and your platform/infrastructure logs together in one place.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

General availability of Azure Monitor for Key Vault and Azure Cache for Redis

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for Key Vault and Azure Monitor for Azure Cache for Redis provide out of the box insights for these resources using platform telemetry.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Key Vault
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Dedicated clusters for Azure Monitor Log Analytics with data encryption at rest and Lockbox

IN PREVIEW

Handle large scale deployments better by taking advantage of data encryption at rest (with Customer Managed Keys) & Lockbox, and even configure cluster level capacity reservation with discounted pricing.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

New disk performance metrics in Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

New metrics in Azure Monitor help users gain insights into performance bottlenecks caused by virtual machine or disk throttling.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Disk Storage
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
18 Sep

Datadog integration with Azure: Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

Datadog and Microsoft Azure have worked together to create an integrated Datadog SaaS solution. Built on Azure and available via the Azure Marketplace, this solution provides a seamless and first party like experience for Datadog’s cloud monitoring solution. Azure is the first cloud platform to offer this integrated experience with third-party solutions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
  • Management
14 Sep

IT Service Management Connector (ITSMC) is now available in Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

The ITSM connector provides a bi-directional connection between Azure and ITSM tools to help track and resolve issues faster.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters
11 Sep

Public Preview: Application Insight in UK West, Germany West Central, Switzerland West and Australia Central 2

NOW AVAILABLE

UK West, Germany West Central, Switzerland West and Australia Central 2 are now Public Preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health using Application Insight.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters
9 Sep

The Azure Monitor Logs page now links to the community GitHub repo

NOW AVAILABLE

Writing queries can be challenging. The Azure Monitor Logs page now links to hundreds of community-shared examples, so you don't need to start from scratch.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
8 Sep

Azure Monitor for containers agent (ciprod08072020) update

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure monitor for containers new agent (ciprod08072020) will support new features & fixes such as monitoring support of deployments & Horizontal Pod Autoscaler(HPAs), displaying correct node status & health(tab) access through limited preview program.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
3 Sep

Azure API Management will retire 5 legacy metrics in Azure Monitor on 31 August 2023

Target retirement date: August 31, 2023

Start using the new Requests metric in Azure Monitor.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements
3 Sep

Azure Storage classic metrics will be retired on 31 August 2023

Target retirement date: August 31, 2023

Transition to using metrics in Azure Monitor

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements

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