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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
  • Management
Nov 13

New Azure Advisor recommendation category: operational excellence

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Advisor is launching a new category of recommendations called operational excellence. This new category will help you follow best practices for process and workflow efficiency, resource manageability, and deployment.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Features
  • Services
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
  • Features
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
  • Features

October 2019

Oct 28

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for VMs is now available in South Central US, West US, Central US, North Central US, East Asia, and Central India. It's available around the world in eighteen public regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Service Fabric
  • Cloud Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
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
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Oct 2

General availability: Azure Log Analytics in Switzerland North

NOW AVAILABLE

Log Analytics, a feature of Azure Monitor, is now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage in Switzerland North.

  • Regions & Datacenters

September 2019

Sep 26

Azure API Management update—September 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

A regular Azure API Management service update was started on September 23, 2019, that included the following bug fixes, changes, and new features, along with other improvements. Please note that we deploy updates gradually and it takes over a week for every active API Management service instance to receive them.

  • API Management
  • Features
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
  • Regions & Datacenters
Sep 18

Azure Advisor alerts are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Get your Azure best practice recommendations as soon as they become available with Azure Advisor user-configured alerts, now available in preview.

  • Azure Advisor
  • Features
  • Services
Sep 17

Azure Analysis Services diagnostic logging improvements for scale-out

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2019

Get targeted log analysis with improvements to the Diagnostic Logs extension of Azure Analysis Services. Diagnostic Logs now allow you to access and break out server metrics for each query replica with the scale-out feature.

  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Features
  • Management
  • Services

August 2019

Aug 14

Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release is Now Available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Service Fabric 6.5 Second Refresh Release rolled out last month with key announcements, along with bug fixes, and performance enhancements.

  • Service Fabric
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
  • Services

July 2019

Jul 26

New Analytics reports and Azure Boards app available for Slack

NOW AVAILABLE

In the Sprint 155 Update of Azure DevOps, we are introducing new Azure Boards reports to make it easier for you to track important team metrics. You will see the new reports under the Analytics tab in the Boards, Backlog and Sprint hubs.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
Jul 18

Microsoft adds new features to IPv6 support for Azure VNets

IN PREVIEW

IPv6 for Azure VNETs enables you to expand into the growing mobile and IoT markets with your Azure-based applications and to address IPv4 depletion in your own networks.

  • Virtual Network
  • Services
Jul 15

Network Performance Monitor is Generally Available in Central India

NOW AVAILABLE

Network Performance Monitor is now available in Central India region.

  • Network Performance Monitor
  • Management
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 15

Azure Container Registry—Self diagnostic health check support in the Azure CLI

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily self-diagnose the most common issues with registry connectivity using Azure Container Registry Health Check APIs.

  • Container Registry
  • Features
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
  • Regions & Datacenters
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
  • Regions & Datacenters
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)
  • Features
  • Management

June 2019

Jun 26

Public preview: Azure Log Analytics in SOUTH AFRICA NORTH, BRAZIL SOUTH, UK WEST and NORTH CENTRAL US

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

  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters

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