Monthly updates for February 2018
We’re pleased to share that we're now supporting containers created by Azure Stack users for both Windows Server and Linux.
Support for templated Kubernetes clusters is now in preview.
Managed Kubernetes with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) on Azure Stack will make it even easier for Azure Stack users to manage and operate Kubernetes environments in the same ways as they do in Azure, without sacrificing portability.
February updates to Azure Database Migration Service include regional support for Southeast Asia and West India, provisioning in a specific resource group, auto-pause functionality, and improved guidance.
To help you improve the sign-in user experience and security for your users, we're announcing new features in preview and general availability.
New paid Azure Search services subscriptions in select regions will be powered by machines with significantly higher performance.
This latest release provides improved performance and reduced latency with the use of third-party Gremlin connectors, support for Python and PHP platforms, and a preview of a .NET library for performant bulk import operations.
Virtual Network Service Endpoints for Azure SQL Database is generally available in all Azure regions.
Azure Backup provides the capability to back up a virtual machine while you're creating the VM in the Azure portal.
The Azure Automation service has been upgraded to support PowerShell modules that have a dependency on .NET Framework 4.6 or lower running from the service.
When you're creating a VM in your lab, you can select a Hortonworks image.
PowerShell in Cloud Shell now includes the native Win32 OpenSSH client available for Windows and Windows Server for secure remote login, remote file transfer, and public/private key pair management.
The ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CREDENTIAL command is now supported for Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
Ansible, an open-source product that automates cloud provisioning, configuration management, and application deployments, is now available to use in Bash in Cloud Shell.