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May 2024

May 22

Azure portal now offers in context observability for AKS object overviews

IN PREVIEW

View your key performance metrics for your AKS resources in context with the Azure Portal

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure Monitor
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 22

Public preview: Managed Prometheus visualizations for Azure Monitor container insights

IN PREVIEW

Container insights now supports out of the box visualizations using only managed Prometheus.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Managed Prometheus
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 22

Public preview: Azure Log Analytics enhances resilience with workspace replication across regions

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

Azure Log Analytics is announcing Workspace Replication, a new capability that enhances workspace resilience by enabling you to switch your workspace operation to another region if your primary region isn’t healthy.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Services
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 3

Action needed: Update Azure Autoscale Notifications to using additional email addresses for notifications

IN DEVELOPMENT

Azure Classic roles will be retired by 31st August, 2024 – transition to using only additional email addresses for Azure Autoscale Notifications as Azure Autoscale is dependent on the Azure Classic Roles.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements

April 2024

Apr 22

Public Preview: Azure Monitor Agent Upload to Storage and Event Hubs

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor Agent can now upload to Azure Storage and Event Hubs.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Features
Apr 15

Announcing Public Preview of Query editor in Azure Monitor Metrics

IN PREVIEW

Public Preview of Query editor in Azure Monitor Metrics is now Available! Get started with Query editor to access advanced querying capabilities within Azure Monitor Metrics. With the Query Editor's seamless integration of the widely adopted Prometheus Query Language (PromQL), customers can unlock advanced querying capabilities within their Azure Monitor Workspace. With PromQL, you can now efficiently analyze Prometheus metrics, identify trends, troubleshoot issues, and optimize resource utilization for better performance and reliability.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Metrics
  • Managed Prometheus
  • Features
Apr 2

Public Preview: Azure Monitor introduces Prometheus community recommended alerts

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2024

Enable Prometheus community recommended alerts to monitor key signals to be promptly notified on potential critical issues within your clusters.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Managed Prometheus
  • Alerts (Classic)
  • Features

March 2024

Mar 19

Operator and CRD support with Azure Managed Prometheus

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus will support CRD-based configs for scrape jobs to collect metrics from workloads running in your AKS cluster. With this new update, customers can use custom resources (service monitor and pod monitor) to configure metric collection with Managed Prometheus.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Managed Prometheus
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Mar 18

Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus is available in 13 additional Azure regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Managed Prometheus was announced GA in May 2023 and was available in 26 regions, with this new update Azure Managed Prometheus will be available in 13 additional regions.

  • Managed Prometheus
  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 14

Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus now supports TLS & mTLS based scraping

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus now supports TLS & mTLS based scraping for Prometheus instance served with TLS. To enable TLS and mTLS based scraping, you can configure the TLS settings in the ConfigMap.

  • Managed Prometheus
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features

February 2024

Feb 19

Execute Azure Monitor Logs connector on exact time range provided dynamically (preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor Logs connector lets you query data in your Log Analytics workspace or Application Insights components per Logic App trigger or schedule, and list or visualize results. The Time range…

  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Feb 12

Public preview: AKS cluster control plane metrics in managed Prometheus

IN PREVIEW

You can now monitor the health, load and performance of the API server and etcd in the control plane of your AKS clusters

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

January 2024

Jan 31

Announcing General Availability of Azure Monitor Metrics Data Plane API

NOW AVAILABLE

General Availability of Azure Monitor Metrics Data plane API We are excited to share Azure Monitor Metrics Data Plane API is Now Generally Available! Unlock enhanced insights into the monitoring of your Azure resources with our powerful API. Explore its features and elevate your monitoring experience today!

  • Azure Monitor
  • Metrics
  • Batch
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Features
Jan 29

Azure Red Hat OpenShift January 2024 updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Azure Red Hat OpenShift now offers Resource Health for clusters with integration with Azure Monitor via Signals and Alerts.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jan 24

New Features for graph-match KQL Operator: Enhanced Pattern Matching and Cycle Control

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2024

The graph-match operator in Kusto Query Language (KQL) allows you to query your data as a graph and find matches for a specified pattern. The latest update introduces two new features: the cycles parameter and the nonlinear patterns. These features enable you to control how cycles are matched and express more complex and flexible patterns in your graph queries.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jan 23

General availability: Azure Data Explorer adds new geospatial capabilities

NOW AVAILABLE

Kusto now has three new geospatial functions: geo_polygon_to_h3cells(), geo_angle() and geo_azimuth(). These functions are designed to help you better understand and analyze your geospatial data.

  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Jan 23

Generally Available: Azure Monitor VM Insights Dependency Agent support for RHEL 8.6 Linux VMs

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor VM Insights now supports Dependency Agent for RHEL 8.6 Linux VMs, enabling you to monitor their network connections and processes in the Azure portal.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
  • Features

December 2023

Dec 18

Generally Available: Multi-line Logging Feature in Azure Monitor - Container Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Multi-Line Logging in Azure Monitor - Container Insights is designed to simplify and streamline your Log Analysis. This feature allows you to seamlessly collect and store multiple lines of log data within a single log entry, enhancing the ease with which you can view and analyze logs from your containerized applications.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
Dec 1

Application Insights Availability Tests TLS 1.3 Enablement

IN DEVELOPMENT

TLS 1.3 will be enabled for Availability Tests in Azure Monitor Application Insights starting on 4 December 2023

  • Application Insights
  • Azure Monitor
  • Compliance

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
  • SDK and Tools
  • Management

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