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May 2021

May 5

General availability: Azure Log Analytics UI updates May 2021

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Log Analytics for May 2021 include a new and updated experience for custom logs management and pinned parts filter integration.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

April 2021

Apr 28

Public preview: Application Insight in South India and West Central US

IN PREVIEW

Application Insight is now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health in the following list of regions South India West Central US.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters
Apr 28

Public preview: Azure Log Analytics in South India

IN PREVIEW

Azure Log Analytics is now in public preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health and usage in South India.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
Apr 28

General availability: Application Insights work item integration in Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now create work items in Azure DevOps or GitHub based on Application Insights telemetry.

  • GitHub and Azure
  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Apr 28

Public preview: Stateful and 1-minute frequency log alerts in Azure Monitor

IN PREVIEW

Log search based alerts can now be automatically resolved, and query can be evaluated every minute for faster time to fire.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Apr 14

General availability: Log analytics workspace name uniqueness is now per resource group

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now use the same workspace name in deployments across all your environment without a conflict. This is useful in template deployments when the same name can be used for every deployment for consistency.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
Apr 14

General availability: New Azure Policy built-in definitions for data encryption in Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

With Azure Monitor built-in policy definitions for data encryption, you can enforce organizational standards and assess compliance of data encryption settings in your environment.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Policy
  • Management
  • Features
Apr 14

Public preview: Functions upgrade in Azure Monitor log analytics

IN PREVIEW

We have upgraded the functions experience in log analytics, providing new UI and capabilities to allow you to do more with functions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Apr 12

Log Analytics Windows Agent for Winter 2021 now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Update to the newest Windows Agent. Now available with support fixes and a new troubleshooting tool.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
  • Features
Apr 6

Public preview: Azure Monitor container insights support for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes extension model

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Containers is updating to use the Arc Extension Model for Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Arc. This support is currently in public preview.

  • Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features

March 2021

Mar 31

General availability: ExpressRoute monitoring in Azure Monitor network insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Network insights in Azure Monitor now supports monitoring Azure ExpressRoute resources out of the box without any additional configuration or setup.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Features
Mar 29

Wire Data 2.0 (preview) will be retired on 31 March 2022

Target retirement date: March 31, 2022

Because Azure Monitor Virtual Machine insights and Service Map both provide network connection data sets in Logs, utilize the Dependency agent, and have connections with Azure Sentinel, we will be retiring Wire Data 2.0 (preview) on 31 March 2022. Please transition to using Azure Monitor Virtual Machine insights or Service Map by that date.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Service Map
  • Retirements
Mar 22

General availability: Enhanced Azure Dashboards experience for pinned Log Analytics parts

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics enhances pinned parts Azure Dashboards experience.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Mar 17

Azure Monitor SQL insights for Azure SQL in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Get a single monitoring experience for all your cloud-based SQL deployments with Azure Monitor SQL insights

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Monitor
  • Management
Mar 12

General availability: Azure Log Analytics in Australia Central 2

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics, a feature of Azure Monitor, is now generally available for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyzing their services for health and usage in Australia Central 2.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 12

General availability: Application Insight in Australia Central 2

NOW AVAILABLE

Application Insight, a part of Azure Monitor, is now generally available in Australia Central 2 region for customers to collect telemetry and analyze their service health in production environments.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
  • Regions & Datacenters
Mar 5

General availability: Azure monitor for containers now supports Pods & Replica set live logs in AKS resource view

NOW AVAILABLE

View live logs of your pods & replica-sets in Azure Kubernetes Service(AKS) resource view. Filter, search, and troubleshoot your pods and replica-sets.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services
Mar 2

General availability: Application insights no-code enablement on Node.js Linux App Service Environments

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor application insights App Service integration on Node.js Linux environments provides no-code enablement of application insights via Azure portal, PowerShell, or ARM Templates.

  • App Service
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite
Mar 2

General availability of Persistent Volume monitoring & Reports tab in Container Insights

NOW AVAILABLE

Container Insights from Azure Monitor now enables you to monitor the capacity of the Persistent Volumes. You can visualize via workbooks, query, and write alerts. You can now access all your Kubernetes related visualizations such as Node-disk, Node-network, Workloads, & Persistent Volume, and many more in new Reports (tab).

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Disk Storage
  • Features
  • Microsoft Ignite

February 2021

Feb 25

Start using new alerts in Azure Monitor for Azure Government Cloud

Target retirement date: February 29, 2024

Classic alerts in Azure Monitor will be retired on 29 February 2024

  • Azure Monitor
  • Retirements

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