Azure Log Analytics workspace upgrades in progress

Many of you are currently using Azure Log Analytics to monitor your environments for availability and performance. We want to let you know that we’re rolling out new enhancements and changes for Log Analytics, including a new query language. To take advantage of these enhancements, you’ll need to upgrade your workspaces. The upgrade is currently…


Azure Log Analytics Container Monitoring solution for Linux Service Fabric

Hello all, this is Keiko, Program Manager from the Log Analytics team. We are excited to extend our monitoring capabilities to Service Fabric containers running on Linux servers. Service Fabric on Linux as a container orchestrator is now generally available. For more details about container deployment and orchestration on Service Fabric, please see this announcement. For…


Azure Log Analytics Container Monitoring solution: Helm integration for Linux and Windows Kubernetes support

Hello, all. This is Keiko, Program Manager from the Operations Management Suite (OMS) team. In April this year, we announced support for Kubernetes on Linux. Since then, many people have asked us about Windows Kubernetes support, so we have added that. Support is for Kubernetes version 1.6+. samis@31e9b19155c3:/# kubectl get nodes Name                    Status    Age       Version 3830dacs9000            Ready    …


OMS customers can now use Azure Security Center to protect their hybrid cloud workloads

With the recent release of Azure Security Center support for hybrid cloud workloads, Operations Management Suite (OMS) Security & Compliance customers can start using Security Center to unify security management and threat protection across Azure, on-premises, and other clouds. Security Center will automatically discover and monitor security for computers already connected to OMS Security & Compliance solutions,…

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View Designer and Workspace Settings coming to Azure

Starting this week, you’ll see two existing features in Operations Management Suite (OMS) in the Azure portal: View Designer and Workspace Settings. You’ll now be able to add new data sources, view custom logs and fields, and create new OMS views within the Azure portal. You can access Workspace Settings by selecting Advanced settings under…


New System Center Virtual Machine Manager Analytics solution

In System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), administrators often monitor detailed job status to learn about the health and performance of operations and to diagnose any issues with the hosts or virtual machines. To improve this experience, we are delighted to introduce you to the Virtual Machine Manager Analytics solution, now available in Azure Log…


Our top recommended Azure security and operations management sessions at Ignite 2017!

Microsoft Ignite 2017 is right around the corner, September 25–29 in Orlando, Florida. There are more than 1,537 sessions, but I wanted to share a list of sessions that will tell you everything about Azure security and operations management. Feel free to use this list to help create your personal schedule or on-demand viewing. Also,…


Azure VM Extension for Dependency Agent

You asked (a lot of you asked!), and we answered. Today we are happy to announce the release of the Azure VM Extension for the Dependency Agent for Service Map. Now, adding the Dependency Agent to your Azure VM is as simple as a single line of PowerShell or a small addition to your Azure…


Container Monitoring solution general availability

Today we are announcing the general availability of the Container Monitoring solution in Log Analytics, with added features to provide better insights into your Kubernetes cluster. You can access the Container Monitoring solution from the Operations Management Suite (OMS) Solution Gallery, or in the Azure portal from the Azure Marketplace. Read the announcement on the…


Service Map integration with Operations Manager in public preview

Do you love Service Map and also use System Center Operations Manager? Have you ever wished you could have Service Map automatically create and manage distributed application diagrams in Operations Manager? With the public preview of the new Service Map management pack, that reality is here. With this new integration, you can take the dynamic…