OMS and SCOM announcements from Ignite 2017

Microsoft Ignite in Orlando has started, already on day one we got a lot of announcements and new features. In this post I will try to keep track of the updates on regarding monitoring and management. SCOM, OMS, Azure monitor etc.

Microsoft Operations Management Suite, Log Analytics, Azure Monitor

System Center Operations Manager

From the session “System Center : First look at advancements coming this year” held 26.09 we got the following annoucements regarding SCOM.

  • New release cadence.
    • System Center 1801 prieview early November. Release Q1 2018
  • Service Map integration
  • Windows Server 2016 SDDC monitoring
  • Improved Unix/Linux support
    • “setup improvements” hopefully a better way to deploy “manually”
    • Kerberos support
    • Log file monitoring with FluentD. Essentially this enables us to create monitors etc. based on logfiles as we can with Windows
  • SCOM 2016 HTML5 console
    • Improved diagnostics and drill down – this is huge for those who haven’t invested in third-party software
    • Custom widget support. Display other charts on your dashboard.
  • MP updates and recommendations (introduced in 2016) now supports 3rd party MPs. 56 partners with certified MPs are available.
  • Visual Studio Authoring Extension for VS 2017

Other interesting stuff

  • System Center 1801 preview release – adatum

    […] This is a preview of the upcoming version, scheduled for Q1 2018. The key focus points for 1801 was announced at Ignite and […]

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