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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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

IN PREVIEW

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

NOW 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

IN PREVIEW

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

IN DEVELOPMENT

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

September 2017

Sep 26

Azure Monitor updates

IN PREVIEW

From Azure Monitor, you will be able to get at-a-glance reporting across your environment on the health and performance of your Azure services.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
Sep 25

Public preview: Load Balancer Standard

IN PREVIEW

Load Balancer Standard is in preview. You can use it to create load-balanced deployments with greater scale, resiliency, and ease of use for virtual machine instances inside a virtual network.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
  • Features

July 2017

Jul 19

Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Troubleshoot with the Resource Health check

Reduce troubleshooting time with the upgraded Resource Health check for SQL Data Warehouse.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Management
Jul 18

Logic Apps is ISO, HIPAA, CSA STAR, PCI DSS, SOC, and EU Model Clauses compliant

The Logic Apps feature of Azure App Service is now ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27018, HIPAA, CSA STAR, PCI DSS, SOC, and EU Model Clauses compliant.

  • Logic Apps
  • Compliance
Jul 11

Preview: Azure Backup reports through Power BI

IN PREVIEW

Azure Backup reports through Power BI provide the ability to gauge backup health, view restore trends, and understand storage usage patterns across subscriptions and across vaults.

  • Azure Backup
  • Services
Jul 10

Preview: Azure Service Health

IN PREVIEW

Azure Service Health (Preview) provides personalized guidance and support when issues in Azure services affect you.

June 2017

Jun 30

Azure Traffic Manager—Fast Failover and TCP Probing

NOW AVAILABLE

Two new features in Azure Traffic Manager are now generally available—Fast Failover and TCP Probing.

  • Traffic Manager
  • Features
Jun 15

General availability: Fast Failover and TCP Probing in Azure Traffic Manager

NOW AVAILABLE

In Azure Traffic Manager, two new features related to endpoint health are now generally available: Fast Failover and TCP Probing.

  • Traffic Manager
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
Jun 14

Azure SQL Analytics solution preview

IN PREVIEW

SQL Analytics, a solution based on Azure Log Analytics, will help manage and monitor your Azure SQL databases. Get visibility into the health, performance, and usage of your SQL databases using dashboard views, with detailed reporting and alerting built into the solution.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features

May 2017

May 11

Download the Azure mobile app

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure mobile app is now available to download.

  • Features
May 10

Introducing the Azure app (preview)

IN PREVIEW

With the Azure mobile app, you can check status and critical metrics of your Azure resources, get notifications and alerts, and perform simple operations to resolve common issues.

  • Alerts
  • API Management
  • App Service
  • Azure Monitor
  • Logic Apps
  • Content Delivery Network
  • Cloud Services
  • HDInsight
  • Scheduler
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Azure DevOps
  • Web Apps
  • Management

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