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Now Available: Resource-centric log queries in the Azure Monitor Query libraries
General Availability: Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus
Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus is now Generally Available.
Public Preview: Azure Monitor announces Network Observability AKS add-on
The new Network Observability AKS add-on provides complete observability into the network health and connectivity of your AKS cluster.
Public preview: Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus for Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes
Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus is now extending monitoring support for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Arc.
Public Preview: Azure Monitor Container insights introduces "Cluster Optimization" workbook
Customers can now use Azure Monitor Container insights “Cluster Optimization” workbook to optimize container limits and request, identify event anomalies and detect liveness probe failures.
Generally Available: Azure Monitor announces managed services for Prometheus
Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus delivers the best of the open-source ecosystem while automating complex tasks such as scaling, high-availability, and long-term data retention.
Public Preview: Azure Log Alerts support for Azure Data Explorer
Azure Monitor Log Alerts is expanding to support monitoring based on data that stored in Azure Data Explorer (ADX) tables, empowering customers to leverage ADX without compromising their service monitoring.
Onboard to Azure Monitor Application Insights using standard, cloud-native APIs and SDKs with rich data collection capabilities and a first-class Azure experience.
Generally available: Azure Monitor Agent supports Linux Hardening for CIS and SELinux
Linux Azure Monitor Agent is now officially supported and tested on CIS and SELinux Operating Systems and Distros. Monitor will continue to test and support these hardening standards for AMA.
Public Preview: Azure Monitor Metrics Dataplane API released
The Azure Metrics Dataplane API is a new approach to Azure Monitoring that improves resource insight gathering by enabling higher querying capacity and efficiency.
Generally available: Azure Monitor alerts now suggests signals to alert on
When creating an alert rule using the Azure portal, configuring the condition of the alert rule is now made simpler with popular signals and settings.
Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus has updated our AKS add-on to support Windows nodes
Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus has updated our AKS metrics add-on to support Prometheus metric collection from the Windows nodes in your AKS clusters.
Action Required: Transition to DCR-based KQL transformations by 31 March 2026
Target retirement date: March 31, 2026
Custom fields feature will be retired on 31 March 2026
Generally available: Azure Monitor Alerts now support duplicating alert rules
Azure Monitor alert rule can now be duplicated via the Azure portal.
Generally available: New Azure Monitor audit logging policy released
Azure Monitor is announcing the release of new Azure Policy built-in policies and initiatives for enabling platform logging of audit events for Azure services.
Public Preview: Collect Syslog from AKS nodes using Azure Monitor container insights
Customers can now collect Syslog from their AKS Clusters using Azure Monitor container insights
Generally available: ContainerLogV2 Schema in Azure Monitor container insights
Azure Monitor container insights now offers a new, lightweight schema for the container logs in ContainerLogV2
Generally available: Metric charts support for split-by operations on multiple dimensions
Azure Portal metric charts will now enable customers to analyze metrics on their Azure resources by supporting the split-by operator on more than one dimension.
Generally available: App Insights Extension for Azure Virtual Machines and VM Scale Sets
Application insights extension enables easy to use application monitoring for IIS-hosted .NET Framework and .NET Core applications running on Azure VMs and VM scale sets.
Now Available: Azure Monitor Ingestion client libraries
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