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January 2020

Jan 14

Log Analytics gateway in Azure Monitor update—December 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

An updated version of the Log Analytics (OMS) gateway in Azure Monitor is now available.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics

December 2019

Dec 23

Improvements to Azure Monitor for containers could impact your queries

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Azure Monitor for containers agent, version ciprod12042019, introduces major improvements in resource use and data volume optimizations to help reduce costs. As part of these improvements, we’ve disabled the collection of Name and Image fields in the ContainerLog table since these fields are available in other tables

  • Azure Monitor
Dec 17

Azure Monitor for VMs now stores data in dedicated data types

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for virtual machines (VMs) now stores computer-related and process-related data in dedicated data types, making it simpler to query against as well as offering quicker data ingestion.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
Dec 17

Azure Service Map now stores data in dedicated data types

NOW AVAILABLE

Service Map now stores computer-related and process-related data in dedicated data types, making it simpler to query against as well as offering quicker data ingestion.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Cloud Services
  • Service Fabric
Dec 3

Azure Monitor Application Insights now available in Switzerland North and Australia Southeast

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

Azure Application Insights is now generally available in the Switzerland North and the Australia Southeast regions.

  • Azure Monitor

November 2019

Nov 19

Understand Kubernetes cluster health with Azure Monitor for containers

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for containers can now monitor and report health status of Kubernetes cluster infrastructure components and all nodes running on any Kubernetes cluster.

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 19

Monitor Azure Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes clusters with Azure Monitor for containers

IN PREVIEW

We are now supporting in public preview monitoring for Azure Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes clusters in Azure Monitor for containers.

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 18

Enhanced observability for event-driven applications with Azure Event Grid now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Event Grid now integrates with Azure Monitor alerts.

  • Event Grid
  • Azure Monitor
Nov 5

Azure Functions integration with Azure Monitor Logs is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Functions now offers an integration with Azure Monitor Logs, enabling a more consistent observability of Azure resources and integration with external monitoring tools.

  • Azure Functions
  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

Azure Monitor Logs—Stream every type of activity log for your subscription

IN PREVIEW

Using the new subscription diagnostic settings, it’s now possible to stream every type of activity log for your subscription to Azure Monitor Logs, Event Hub, and Azure Storage.

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

Azure Monitor—Application change analysis updates

IN PREVIEW

A number of new capabilities for Azure Monitor application change analysis have been added, including at scale onboarding, richer diagnostics, impact analysis and more new features.

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

Updates to profiler and tracing capabilities in Azure Monitor Application Insights

IN PREVIEW

The ability to specify CPU and memory thresholds for the Application Insights Profiler is now available, so you now have better control of when to collect traces.

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

New Azure Monitor Application Insights agent is now available

IN PREVIEW

For customers who have ASP.NET applications hosted on Azure Virtual Machines running IIS, we’re adding a new “codeless” onboarding method that uses an agent and doesn’t require access to the code.

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

Azure Monitor Workbooks is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Workbooks gives you a single tool that can combine text, analytic queries, metrics, and parameters into a rich interactive report that you can share with your team members.

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

Troubleshoot network issues faster with Azure Monitor

IN PREVIEW

The network insights feature (in preview) in Azure Monitor provides a single dashboard that gives you visibility into network topology, dependencies, health, and other key metrics for related network resources.

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

Live performance metrics and live deployments in Azure Monitor for containers

IN PREVIEW

The ability to see live performance metrics and live deployments in Azure Monitor for containers for your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster is now available. Together with the live events and live logs features, you can get a near real-time performance and health view of your AKS cluster and troubleshoot issues faster.

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

Azure Monitor for containers Prometheus integration is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for containers can now scrape your Prometheus metrics and store them on your behalf, without you having to operate your own Prometheus collection and storage infrastructure.

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

Azure Monitor for containers now supports monitoring containers on-premises and on Azure Stack

IN PREVIEW

For customers who have hybrid environments, we’re now extending support to monitor Kubernetes clusters on-premises and on Azure Stack with AKS Engine (in preview).

  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

New App Service Integration with Azure Monitor (preview)

IN PREVIEW

App Service now has improved integration with Azure Monitor, the cloud's centralized telemetry service. This gives development and operations teams greater insight into their Windows and Linux web apps.

  • App Service
  • Azure Monitor
Nov 4

Introducing the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure

NOW AVAILABLE

The Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure is proven guidance to accelerate your cloud adoption journey. It’s a collection of tools, guidance, and best practices to help shape your cloud strategy and achieve the desired business goals.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure DevOps Projects
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure Blueprints
  • Azure Management Groups
  • Azure Policy
  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure Migrate
  • Security Center
  • Azure Advisor
  • Azure Service Health
  • Security

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