Archive for category System Center

#Azure notable updates weeks 35,36,37/18

Back from some vacation, here are my highlights for the last 3 week in Azure world, fortunately Ignite is building up so on much news in the last 3 weeks. I think the big news is the transition of Visual Studio OnLine also known as Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) to Azure DevOps. It is […]

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#Azure notable updates week 31/18

Azure recovery services (Azure Backup) now support up to 100 VMs per protection policy. New release v1.6.0-163 of the OMS/Log Analytics agent for Linux, apart from bug fixing we got: Dropped support for SSL 0.9.8 and TLS 1.0/1.1 Ubuntu 18.04 Support Reduced supported distro list, removed: Amazon Linux 2012.09, CentOS 5, Oracle Linux 5, RHEL […]

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#Azure notable updates week 30/18

Metric alerts for logs are now in public preview, basically tightening the integration between Azure Monitor and Log Analytics. You can create metric alerts for Heartbeat, Update, Perf Counters (Windows and Linux), and Event logs being channeled into your Azure Log Analytics workspace. The full list of supported logs and their extracted metrics with dimensions is available […]

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#Azure notable updates week 29/18

Many preview services Azure SQL Databases related, I already reported on, move to GA: vCore-based purchasing model for SQL databases and elastic pools Configurable long-term backup retention for Azure SQL Database. Movinmg into GA they dropped the dependency from Azure Backup Vault (uhm, not sure this is a smart move in terms of manageability and […]

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#Azure notable updates week 28/18

Probably the most important announcement of the week is the public preview of Azure Virtual WAN and Azure Firewall. The first service brings SD-WAN in Azure, obviously you must have a SDWAN capable device in your data centers and/or branch offices. The latter is a managed firewall, basically a Network Virtual Appliance without the burden of […]

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