Updates archives

Monthly updates for June 2020

15 Jun

System topics are now an Azure resource

NOW AVAILABLE

Explicitly create system topics using Azure Event Grid.

  • Event Grid
  • Features
15 Jun

Private AKS clusters are now generally available in Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Government customers can now use private AKS clusters for additional security.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
  • Regions & Datacenters
15 Jun

Azure Migrate—Assessment of imported servers is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Assessment of imported servers in Azure Migrate is now generally available.

  • Azure Migrate
  • Features
  • Management
15 Jun

Azure Monitor for containers now supports log collection on AKS Windows node pools (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Starting with agent version ciprod05262020, Azure Monitor for containers will collect logs (std/stderr) for the containers running on AKS clusters with Windows node pools.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services
15 Jun

Azure Quota REST APIs to manage service limits (quota) are now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2020

Use Azure REST Quota APIs to manage the service limits (quota) of Azure Virtual Machines (cores/vCPU) and Azure Machine Learning (in preview). Take advantage of this capability to query current usage and quotas for the supported resources and update these limits.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Services
  • Features
15 Jun

New Azure Virtual Machines for general purpose and memory intensive workloads now in preview

IN PREVIEW

The new D v4-series and E v4-series Azure Virtual Machines feature the Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8272CL custom processor, which can achieve up to 3.4 Ghz all core turbo frequency. The D v4-series and E v4-series virtual machines (VMs) don’t provide any temporary storage. The D v4-series and Ds v4-series virtual machine sizes can meet the requirements associated with most general-purpose workloads. The E v4-series and Es v4-series VMs offer up to 504 GiB of RAM and are ideal for various memory-intensive enterprise applications.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Features
12 Jun

Azure Sphere OS update 20.06 is now available for compatibility testing

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Sphere OS quality update 20.06 is now available for evaluation via the retail evaluation feed. The release includes an OS update and an updated Linux SDK.

  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System
12 Jun

Azure IoT Central jobs and metrics feature updates – May 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

May 2020 jobs and metrics feature updates for Azure IoT Central are now available.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
12 Jun

Budgets in Cost Management now accounts threshold edits and alert limits above 100%

NOW AVAILABLE

Budget evaluations in Azure Cost Management now re-fire alerts for the same period after you edit a budget. Additionally, Budgets will now also allow you to set a threshold above 100%

  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Management
12 Jun

Azure Sphere update 20.05 is now available for compatibility testing

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Sphere update 20.05 is now available for evaluation via the retail evaluation feed. The retail evaluation period provides 14 days for backwards compatibility testing.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
11 Jun

Live Video Analytics now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Live Video Analytics is a platform to capture, record and analyse live video and publish the results (video and/or video analytics), enabling intelligent video applications.

  • Media Services
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Services
  • Features
11 Jun

Azure API Management updates – June 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

A regular Azure API Management service update was started on 10 June 2020 and included new features, bug fixes and changes, along with other improvements.

  • API Management
  • Features
11 Jun

Azure App Service hybrid connections for Linux apps is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The hybrid connections feature of Azure App Service, which enables access to resources in disparate networks, is now available in public regions.

  • App Service
  • Features
11 Jun

Azure App Service regional virtual network integration for Linux apps is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The regional virtual network integration feature of Azure App Service, which enables access to resources in your virtual network across service endpoints or ExpressRoute connections, is now available in public regions

  • App Service
  • Features
10 Jun

Azure SQL Database serverless compute auto-scaling limits increase more than twofold

NOW AVAILABLE

The maximum vCore limit for Azure SQL Database serverless has increased over twofold to 40 vCores. The higher limits provide greater compute auto-scaling headroom for serverless databases with more demanding workloads.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
10 Jun

Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government

IN PREVIEW

Windows Server containers in AKS is now available in Azure Government.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
10 Jun

Azure Kubernetes Service upgrade improvements are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Two new AKS upgrade capabilities that will improve the granularity and efficiency of regular Kubernetes upgrade operations are now in preview.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
10 Jun

Azure Kubernetes Service—Integrated application gateway feature now available

IN PREVIEW

Azure Application Gateway ingress controller (AGIC), a managed, scalable, and highly available application delivery controller, is now available to use as the ingress (inbound) traffic load-balancer for Kubernetes pods within an AKS cluster.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
10 Jun

Azure Spring Cloud updates

IN PREVIEW

New features in Spring Cloud that boost developer productivity, enable more DevOps scenarios, and make the platform production ready, are now available.

  • Azure Spring Cloud
  • Features
10 Jun

Azure Media Services now supports Live Transcription preview in additional regions

IN PREVIEW

Live transcription is a new feature of Azure Media Services v3 APIs, wherein you can enhance the streams delivered to viewers with machine-generated text that is transcribed from spoken words in the audio feed. This feature was first announced in Nov 2019 and we are now making this available in additional regions.

  • Media Services
  • Features

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