An Azure service that offers a central method for organizations to watch performance metrics and event logging that occurs across Azure services and their Azure resources and respond to them
Azure VM insights guest health, a feature of Azure Monitor in preview since Nov. 2020, will be retired in Nov. 2022 in favor of Azure Monitor log alerts.
Roadmap for Azure Monitor.
Microsoft continues to push customers to Azure, and is reducing their investment in on-premises perpetual software; but organizations accustomed to System Center for data center management will have to adopt several services to duplicate functionality in Azure.
Sidebar explains how Azure Sentinel compares to Microsoft 365 Defender and Azure Monitor’s Log Analytics capabilities.
Although System Center is still being updated and supported, Microsoft is prioritizing investments in Azure-hosted management services.
Azure Monitor Insights are specialized monitoring capabilities that focus on certain services such as VMs, containers, and networks.
Azure Monitor’s alerting system helps administrators and developers discover operational conditions that may require remedial actions.
Illustration shows a screen shot of the Log Analytics tool of Azure Monitor.
Azure Monitor collects metrics and log data from within and outside of Azure for monitoring deployments.
Azure Monitor can be used to track performance and events on servers and services in Azure and with some on-premises roles