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Monthly updates for November 2023

Nov 30

Generally available: Azure Monitor OpenTelemetry-based Distro for ASP.NET Core Applications

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Use OpenTelemetry-based instrumentation with vender-neutral APIs to power metrics, logs, and distributed traces in Azure Monitor application insights.

  • Application Insights
  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • SDK and Tools
Nov 27

Public Preview: Create and manage Azure Monitor managed Prometheus rules in Azure portal

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

You can now create and manage Azure Managed Prometheus rule groups, alert rules and recording rules in the Azure Portal

  • Azure Monitor
  • Managed Prometheus
  • Alerts
  • Features
Nov 22

General Availability - Azure Backup for AKS

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup is announcing General Availability of Azure Backup for AKS allowing customers to protect their applications by providing ability to backup and restore AKS clusters.

  • Azure Backup
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Nov 22

Public Preview: Server logs for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

Enhance your database monitoring with the new server log feature for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, offering customizable retention and straightforward downloading for operational excellence.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Nov 20

Generally Available: Azure Red Hat OpenShift in Italy North

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now available in Italy North region.

  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
  • Open Source
Nov 20

General availability: Azure Monitor Application Insights Browser SDK Loader for Node.js

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2023

Azure Monitor Application Insights Node.js customers can enable real user monitoring (RUM) with a simple configuration.

  • Application Insights
  • Management
  • SDK and Tools
Nov 20

Generally Available: Collect Syslog from AKS nodes using Azure Monitor Container Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

The Syslog collection feature in Azure Monitor - Container Insights is generally available.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 16

Generally Available: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.3 now supported on Azure Virtual Machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9.3, the latest version of RHEL 9 from Red Hat is now generally available on Azure Virtual Machines (VMs). Availability of RHEL 9.3 for VMs on Azure is a step forward towards offering a more scalable, flexible Linux platform that pairs container innovation with a strong security posture.

  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Operating System
  • Open Source
Nov 16

General availability: Integration of Azure Monitor Agent support with Connection Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

Integration of Azure Monitor Agent support in Connection Monitor for monitoring connectivity across ARC enabled endpoints as sources and destinations

  • Network Watcher
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 15

Announcing Azure Integration Environment in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

We are excited to introduce a new Azure service that provides unified experience to help customers effectively manage and monitor their integration resources. This service comprises two core components: the Azure Integration Environment and Business Process Tracking, both currently in public preview.

  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 15

Public preview: Azure Backup supports long term retention for backup of Azure Database for PostgreSQL– Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Now you can retain backups for up to 10 years by defining your own backup and retention policy for PostgreSQL- Flexible server.

  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 15

Public preview: Cost analysis add-on for AKS

IN PREVIEW

You now have increased visibility and transparency into cluster costs.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
  • Open Source
Nov 15

Generally Available: Trusted launch as default for VMs deployed through PowerShell and CLI

NOW AVAILABLE

Trusted launch is now enabled by default for VMs deployed through PowerShell and CLI, enhancing the foundational security of these VMs.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 15

Public preview: Bring enhanced manageability to your SQL Server anywhere with Azure Arc

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

Azure Arc provides enhanced manageability for SQL Server, on-premises or across multi-cloud, to enable better visibility, flexibility and security.

  • SQL Server – Azure Arc
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 15

Azure Virtual Network Manager Security Admin Rule generally available in select regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network Manager's security admin rule configuration is now generally available in select regions, empowering users to enforce security rules across their virtual networks globally.

  • Azure Virtual Network Manager
  • Services
  • Security
  • Management
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Nov 13

Public Preview: Azure Monitor Agent JSON log collection

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

Azure Monitoring Agent team has released for public preview JSON log collection. New collection types enable customers to migrate from other competing data collection services to Azure Monitor.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Microsoft Sentinel
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
Nov 13

Public Preview: Azure Monitor Alerts integration with Event Grid for Azure Key Vault system events

IN PREVIEW

​​​​​​​Azure Monitor alerts as a destination in Event Grid event subscriptions allow you to receive notification of critical events via action groups as Short Message Service (SMS), email, push notification, and more. You can leverage on the low latency event delivery of Event Grid with the flexibility and direct-to-customer notifications of Azure Monitor alerts.

  • Alerts
  • Services
  • Compliance
  • Features
Nov 8

Azure Monitor Logs archive provides up to 12 years of retention

Azure Monitor Logs extends archive retention to up to 12 years

  • Features
Nov 8

Public Preview: Azure SQL updates for early-November 2023

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in early-November 2023.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Nov 7

Azure Red Hat OpenShift November 2023 updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Red Hat OpenShift now offers extended support, larger cluster size, and tagging support.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Features

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