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    December 2018

    Dec 4

    Deploy Service Fabric Ubuntu clusters on-premise using Bosh

    Using Bosh as the deployment mechanism provides a way to define the deployment, monitor the cluster and auto-heal the infrastructure.

    • Service Fabric
    • Microsoft Connect
    • Open Source

    October 2018

    Oct 20

    General availability: Standard Load Balancer in Azure China cloud

    Azure Standard Load Balancer is now generally available in Azure China cloud regions.

    • Load Balancer
    • Virtual Network
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Oct 18

    General availability: Metric alerts for logs

    Metric alerts for logs are generally available, enabling use of metric alerts for popular logs ingested by Log Analytics workspaces.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Log Analytics
    • Alerts
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services
    Oct 18

    Health monitoring and alerts for Azure AD DS

    You can monitor the health of your Azure Active Directory Domain Services managed domain and resolve configuration issues that affect your managed domain's health.

    • Azure Active Directory Domain Services
    • Features

    September 2018

    Sep 26

    General availability: Automatic OS image upgrade in virtual machine scale sets

    It is easy to enable automatic OS image updates in Virtual machine scale sets for the most popular images.

    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Virtual Machines
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    Sep 24

    New full stack monitoring capabilities in Azure Monitor

    We're bringing together our existing capabilities for monitoring infrastructure, apps, and networks under the moniker of Azure Monitor to provide a unified offering that delivers full stack monitoring for your applications.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    Sep 24

    SQL Data Warehouse: User defined maintenance scheduling

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse maintenance scheduling is now preview. This is a new feature that seamlessly integrates the Azure Service Health planned maintenance notifications with Resource Health monitor services.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    Sep 24

    Latest update to the Power BI service

    The latest update to the Power BI service includes dashboard comments and Premium Capacity Monitoring app.

    • Power BI
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    Sep 24

    Azure Service Health: Immediate alerting on resource health issues

    Azure Service Health now offers immediate alerting on resource health issues—even before an outage is declared—to help you stay informed about the status of your Azure environment. Service Health provides personalized alerts and guidance when Azure service issues like incidents and planned maintenance affect your resources.

    • Azure Service Health
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Services
    Sep 21

    Risky IP for Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) extranet lockout protection is in public preview

    Azure Active Directory Connect Health will notify admins iof there are potential IP attacks thro.ugh Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS).

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features

    August 2018

    Aug 13

    Add HTTPS probes to standard load balancers from the Azure portal

    The Azure portal has built-in support to add HTTPS probes to standard load balancers.

    • Load Balancer
    • Microsoft Azure portal
    • Features
    • Management

    July 2018

    Jul 16

    What’s new in Azure Monitor—container health

    New feature updates to have been released for Azure Monitor container health for Azure Kubernetes Service since the successful public preview launch at the //build conference.

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

    June 2018

    Jun 22

    General availability: Metrics in Azure Traffic Manager

    Azure Traffic Manager provides metrics for monitoring the health status of endpoints in a profile and the amount of traffic that a profile receives. These metrics are now generally available.

    • Traffic Manager
    • Features

    May 2018

    May 7

    Azure monitor container health

    Monitoring the health and performance of your Azure Container Service (AKS) cluster is important to ensure that your applications are up and running as expected.

    • Features

    April 2018

    Apr 10

    Azure Service Health now generally available

    We recently announced the general availability of Azure Service Health. Unlike the Azure Status page, which provides general status information, Azure Service Health provides tailored information for your resources.

    • Features

    February 2018

    Feb 15

    Public preview: Automatic OS image updates in virtual machine scale sets

    A new capability is in preview: automatic guest OS image updates in scale sets.

    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
    • Features
    • Operating System
    Feb 12

    Azure Stack operator experience feature updates

    We're developing new and updated features for the monitoring, diagnostics, and servicing experiences to ensure Azure Stack operators can keep the Azure Stack integrated system running and healthy.

    • Azure Stack
    • Features

    January 2018

    Jan 29

    General availability: Azure Network Watcher in Microsoft Azure Germany

    Use Azure Network Watcher to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Network Watcher
    Jan 29

    General availability: Azure Network Watcher in Microsoft Azure Government

    Use Azure Network Watcher, to monitor, diagnose, and gain insights into network performance and health.

    • Azure Monitor
    • Network Watcher

    November 2017

    Nov 20

    Azure Service Health preview: New health alert creation and management

    Azure Service Health preview has added a Health Alerts feature where you can create and manage service health alerts.

    • Management
    • Services

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