Monthly updates for April 2019
Azure Application Gateway Standard v2 and WAF v2 SKUs are now generally available and fully supported with a 99.95 SLA.
Govern employee and partner access requests, approvals, auditing and reviews for any app integrated with Azure AD.
General availability: Azure Log Analytics in CENTRAL US, EAST US 2, EAST ASIA, WEST US and SOUTH CENTRAL US
CENTRAL US, EAST US 2, EAST ASIA, WEST US & SOUTH Central US regions are now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyse their services for health and usage by using Azure Log Analytics.
Target retirement date: April 30, 2020
We operate three additional US government regions, all of which provide similar or enhanced capabilities to the US Gov Iowa region, which is being retired.
Target retirement date: July 31, 2019
Each of the Security Center features that are being retired can be replaced with new ones, or existing features in Azure Log Analytics or Azure Sentinel Preview
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now generally available in North Central US and Japan West.
With the preview of PowerShell support in Azure Functions, it is now possible to automate operational tasks and take advantage of the native Azure integration to modernise the delivering and management of services.
AzCopy v10, the next-generation data movement utility, is now generally available to all of our customers.
On 24 April 2019, AKS released Kubernetes 1.13 support in GA. As per our supported-versions policy, this means that Kubernetes 1.9 support is reaching end of life.
Update Rollup 35 for Azure Site Recovery is now available.
Update Rollup 34 for Azure Site Recovery is now available.
Update Rollup 33 for Site Recovery is now available.
The new ClientCacheRefreshPolicy property allows IT or the Analysis Services practitioner to disable automatic cache refreshes.
Apache Spark is now accessible to the .NET developer ecosystem with .NET for Apache Spark.
The Azure Sphere public preview 19.04 quality release is available today via the Retail feed.
Managed MLflow is now generally available on Azure Databricks and will use Azure Machine Learning to track the full ML life cycle.
User group membership information can be emitted from SAML and OIDC/OAuth tokens issued by Azure AD organisations so apps that require this information can be managed and secured from the cloud.
We are introducing some important changes to support more fine-grained, role-based access to sensitive configuration information from HDInsight clusters. As part of these changes, some user action may be required.
Dual stack IPv4/IPv6 connectivity allows you to bring your private IPv6 space into Azure and enables connectivity over IPv6 within your Virtual Networks.
Four regions are available in China: China East, China North, China North 2 and China East 2.