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October 2019

Oct 15

Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) before general availability release

IN PREVIEW

Updates to Azure Monitor for virtual machines (preview) will be launched in mid-November, 2019, ahead of the general availability (GA) release.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
Oct 15

OMS Agent for Linux October release is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

The OMS Agent for Linux October 2019 release is now available. This release contains many stability and reliability improvements.

  • Azure Monitor
Oct 14

Upcoming changes for Service Map data stored in Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Updates for Service Map are coming that will change where we store some of our data in Log Analytics. These updates should be completed sometime in November, 2019.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Azure Monitor
Oct 8

Azure Application Insights is now available in the Brazil South region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Application Insights is now generally available in the Brazil South region.

  • Azure Monitor
Oct 2

Azure Application Insights is now available in the North Central US region

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Application Insights is now generally available in the North Central US region.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
Oct 2

Azure Monitor Log Analytics—New capacity-based pricing option is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new capacity reservations pricing model for Azure Monitor Log Analytics is now available. With this new model, you pay a fixed fee based on the capacity tier you select for data ingestion.

  • Azure Monitor

September 2019

Sep 18

Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for Azure Virtual Machines is now available in Japan East, North Europe, and East US2.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
Sep 18

Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in additional regions

NOW AVAILABLE

The Service Map feature of Azure Monitor is now available in Japan East, North Europe, and East US2.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric

August 2019

Aug 26

Azure Monitor Application Insights variable retention is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

It’s now possible to configure the data retention on your Azure Monitor Application Insights resources from 30 days up to 730 days.

  • Azure Monitor
Aug 13

New PowerShell scripts to streamline Azure Monitor Logs query and data collection

NOW AVAILABLE

Two new scripts are available now in PowerShell Gallery to streamline the query and collection of logs into Azure Monitor Logs.

  • Azure Monitor
Aug 12

Azure Monitor Application Insights Status Monitor v2 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing Application Insights Status Monitor v2 is now generally available.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
Aug 8

Azure Monitor for Containers with Prometheus support for AKS engines is now in preview

Prometheus integration with Azure Monitor for containers is now in preview and brings together the best of two worlds. Typically, to use Prometheus you need to set up and manage a Prometheus server with a database. With the Azure Monitor integration, no Prometheus server is needed—simply expose the Prometheus endpoint through your exporters or pods (application), and the containerized agent for Azure Monitor for containers can scrape the metrics for you. A seamless onboarding experience to collect Prometheus metrics with Azure Monitor is provided.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Monitor

July 2019

Jul 24

Azure Monitor for containers—Prometheus integration is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Prometheus integration with Azure Monitor for containers is now available in preview.

  • Azure Monitor
Jul 23

Azure Monitor Log Analytics UI updates – June 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

We are excited and happy to share with you our latest updates and improvements to the Log Analytics UI!1. Log Analytics dashboard picker Log Analytics dashboards can visualize all of your saved log…

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
Jul 12

Application Insights is Available in South Africa North

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Application Insights is now generally available in South Africa North

  • Azure Monitor
  • Application Insights
Jul 12

General availability: Azure Log Analytics in SOUTH AFRICA NORTH, BRAZIL SOUTH, UK WEST and NORTH CENTRAL US

NOW AVAILABLE

SOUTH AFRICA NORTH, BRAZIL SOUTH, UK WEST and NORTH CENTRAL US regions are now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage by using Azure Log Analytics.

  • Azure Monitor
Jul 12

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East and South East Australia regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in East Australia and South East Australia. Around the world, it is available in nine public regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
Jul 3

Application Insights is Generally Available in China East 2

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Application Insights is now generally available in China East 2 Region.

  • Application Insights
  • Azure Monitor
Jul 3

Azure Monitor Log now supports log search on multiple Azure resources

NOW AVAILABLE

Many Azure services added support for new and easier way to search their logs

  • Azure Monitor
Jul 1

Azure Monitor for Containers: Enhanced search on live data and other updates available

NOW AVAILABLE

Feature Updates enhanced search on live data, node storage/network performance on AKS, and data collection filter

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

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