7.5 release highlights

Each release of Beats brings new features and product improvements. Following are the most notable features and enhancements in 7.5.

For a complete list of highlights, see the Beats 7.5 release blog.

For a list of bug fixes and other changes, see the Beats Breaking Changes and Release Notes.

New modules for Azure cloud monitoring

With the addition of Metricbeat and Filebeat modules for Azure monitoring, Azure users can now directly monitor logs and metrics from Azure Event Hub and Azure Monitor and use prebuilt Kibana dashboards to speed up the analysis.

Heartbeat enhanced with hint-based autodiscover

In 7.5, we’ve enhanced Heartbeat, as part of our Uptime solution, to include hint-based autodiscover, which is a particularly great fit for monitoring the health of Kubernetes services.