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Monthly updates for Azure Monitor: September 2020

Sep 29

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
Sep 22

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
Sep 22

New disk IO and Bandwidth metrics to identify bottlenecks

NOW AVAILABLE

New disk IO utilization 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
Sep 22

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
Sep 22

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
Sep 22

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
Sep 22

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
Sep 22

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
Sep 22

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
Sep 18

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
Sep 14

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
Sep 11

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
Sep 9

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
Sep 8

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
Sep 3

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
Sep 3

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
Sep 2

Improvements to Azure Monitor Metric Alerts

NOW AVAILABLE

Several new features and improvements in Azure metric alerts are now available.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Sep 2

Log Analytics Agent for Windows August 2020 release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The August 2020 release contains bug fixes and improvements to stability and reliability.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Management
Sep 2

Azure Monitor Agent and Data Collection Rules Public Preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor is introducing a new concept for data collection configuration and a new, unified agent for Azure Monitor in Public Preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Sep 1

View Designer in Azure Monitor is retiring on 31 August 2023

Target retirement date: August 31, 2023

Start using Azure Monitor Workbooks for rich visual reports

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements

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