Updates archives

Monthly updates for March 2018

30 Mar

General availability: Global VNet Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering is generally available.

  • Virtual Network
  • Features
30 Mar

General availability: Azure Network Watcher Connection Monitor in all public regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure Network Watcher Connection Monitor to monitor and troubleshoot connectivity from an Azure virtual machine to anywhere.

  • Network Watcher
  • Features
30 Mar

General availability: Application security groups in all Azure regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Application security groups are generally available in all Azure public cloud regions. This feature provides security micro-segmentation for your virtual networks in Azure.

  • Virtual Network
  • Features
30 Mar

General availability: Zone-redundant storage

NOW AVAILABLE

Simplify development of highly available apps by storing three replicas of your data in different Availability Zones with zone-redundant storage.

  • Storage Accounts
30 Mar

General availability: Azure Availability Zones in select regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Build highly available applications with a 99.99% virtual machine SLA on Azure Availability Zones, now generally available in select regions in the US and Europe.

29 Mar

March update for Azure IoT Edge

IN PREVIEW

The March update for Azure IoT Edge contains improvements to the runtime, documentation, and tooling.

  • Internet of Things
  • Features
28 Mar

Public preview: Event Hubs for Go

IN PREVIEW

You can now integrate Azure Event Hubs in your Go apps by using the new Event Hubs package for Go.

  • Event Hubs
  • Services
  • SDK and Tools
28 Mar

Azure SDK for Go v15 is available

Version 15.0.0 of the Azure SDK for Go has been tagged.

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • SDK and Tools
27 Mar

Public preview: Soft delete for Azure Storage blobs

NOW AVAILABLE

Soft delete for Azure Storage Blobs is in public preview. The feature is one part of a complete data protection strategy and can help prevent inadvertent data loss.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
  • Features
27 Mar

Get community-driven Docker images for Web App for Containers

On GitHub, you can now find community-driven Docker images to try out on Web App for Containers.

  • App Service
  • Features
26 Mar

Public preview: Virtual machine serial console

Virtual machine serial console is now in public preview. This feature allows bidirectional serial console access to your virtual machine.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Services
  • Features
25 Mar

Power BI Embedded Query Parameters API

The Query Parameters API for Power BI Embedded enables developers to dynamically change the values of parameters and automate the process of working with them.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
23 Mar

Data Factory supports Azure AD authentication for SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse

Azure Data Factory V2 supports Azure AD authentication for Azure SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse, as an alternative to SQL Server authentication.

  • Data Factory
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
23 Mar

Azure France Central and France South regions now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure regions in France Central and France South are now generally available.

  • Features
23 Mar

Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL and Azure Database for MySQL are now generally available.

  • Features
23 Mar

General availability: Azure Scheduled Events

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Scheduled Events helps you react to maintenance events...before they happen.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
22 Mar

General availability: Standard Load Balancer

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Standard Load Balancer is now generally available in all regions.

  • Load Balancer
  • Virtual Network
22 Mar

General availability: Disable BGP route propagation for virtual network routes

NOW AVAILABLE

If you’re connecting your virtual network using Azure ExpressRoute or VPN gateways, you can disable routing through BGP by simply adding a property in your route tables.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • Security
  • Features
22 Mar

Public preview: Azure DNS private zones

IN PREVIEW

Azure DNS private zones is in public preview. This feature enables customers to host DNS zones within their virtual networks, and it enables name resolution within and across virtual networks.

  • Azure DNS
  • Features
22 Mar

App Service BizTalk Hybrid Connections: end of life on May 31, 2018

BizTalk Hybrid Connections will reach end of life on May 31, 2018. To avoid problems, you should migrate from BizTalk Hybrid Connections to the new Azure Relay–based Hybrid Connections.

  • App Service
  • Features

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