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March 2019

Mar 6

Azure Monitor for VMs (preview) available in Central Canada and UK South

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for VMs (preview) is now available in Central Canada and UK South. Around the world, it's available in six public regions.

  • Regions & Datacenters

February 2019

Feb 26

Monitor Azure Data Factory pipelines by using Azure Monitor and Log Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

You can monitor the health of your data factory pipelines by using the Azure Data Factory Analytics service pack available in the Azure Marketplace.

  • Data Factory
  • Data Factory V2
  • Features
  • Services
Feb 21

Azure Monitor status blog is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Status blog provides timely updates on the health of Azure Monitor products (Application Insights, Log Analytics, Service Map, Azure Alerts).

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Application Insights
  • Alerts
  • Services

January 2019

Jan 28

In Development - Node auto-repair support for AKS

IN DEVELOPMENT

Node auto-repair monitors nodes in a cluster and initiates a repair process if a node fails to meet health criteria.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jan 28

General availability: Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP in Azure Government

Azure Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP are now generally available in Azure Government cloud regions.

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

December 2018

Dec 18

Azure Resource Health monitoring for Power BI Embedded

NOW AVAILABLE

Power BI Embedded is integrated with Resource Health to help monitor the availability of resources and diagnose the root cause in case of unavailable status.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
Dec 11

Azure Monitor for containers is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor for containers is now generally available. Azure Monitor for containers monitors the health and performance of Kubernetes clusters hosted on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • CLIs
  • Services
Dec 5

Azure Container Service Will Retire on January 31, 2020

Target retirement date: January 31, 2020

The Azure Container Service (ACS) will retire on January 31, 2020. Customers should begin transitioning to the Azure Kubernetes Service or other options now.

  • Azure Container Service
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Retirements
Dec 4

Link GitHub commits and pull requests to Azure Boards work items - Sprint 144 Update

NOW AVAILABLE

In the Sprint 144 Update of Azure DevOps, we continue to expand the integration with GitHub. Now you can link GitHub commits and pull requests to Azure Boards work items.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
  • Microsoft Connect
Dec 4

Deploy Service Fabric Ubuntu clusters on-premise using Bosh

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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
  • Security

September 2018

Sep 26

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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
  • 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
  • Services
Sep 24

SQL Data Warehouse: User defined maintenance scheduling

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Services
Sep 24

Latest update to the Power BI service

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Services
Sep 24

Azure Service Health: Immediate alerting on resource health issues

IN PREVIEW

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
  • Services
Sep 21

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

IN 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
  • Security

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

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