Updates Archives

Monthly updates for July 2020

Jul 21

Azure Disk Storage with Azure Private Link integration is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Disk Storage now enables enhanced security options for export and import via integration with Azure Private Link.

  • Disk Storage
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 21

Performance tiers for Azure Disk Storage are in limited preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Disk Storage now enables you to set performance tiers (in limited preview) for a specific duration of time based on workload demand.

  • Managed Disks
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 21

Shared disks in Azure Disk Storage are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Shared disks are now available in Azure Disk Storage—the only shared block storage in the cloud that supports both Windows and Linux-based clustered or high-availability applications.

  • Managed Disks
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 21

Azure Monitor for SAP Solutions is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for SAP Solutions is a new Azure-native monitoring product for customers running SAP landscapes on Azure. It’s now available in public preview in US East, US East 2, US West 2, and West Eu regions.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Open Source
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Operating System
Jul 21

Secure Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) pods with Azure Policy (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

To improve the security of your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster, secure your pods with Azure Policy (in preview). Users can choose from a list of built-in options and apply those policies to secure pods.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Policy
  • Features
Jul 21

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for containerd runtime is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports creation of clusters and node pools with containerd, an industry-standard container runtime, in preview. Containerd enhances pod creation speed as well as stability.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jul 21

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports bring-your-own control plane managed identity

IN PREVIEW

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) now supports bring-your-own identities for the control plane managed identity.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
Jul 21

AKS-managed Azure Active Directory support is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)-managed Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) support is now generally available.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • Features
Jul 21

Azure Red Hat OpenShift on OpenShift 4.4 now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Red Hat OpenShift 4.4 is now available on Azure Red Hat OpenShift.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Services
Jul 21

Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now ISO 27001 certified

NOW AVAILABLE

To help you meet your compliance obligations across regulated industries and markets worldwide, Azure Red Hat OpenShift is now ISO 27001 certified.

  • Azure Red Hat OpenShift
  • Security
  • Services
  • Compliance
Jul 21

Azure Time Series Insights Gen2 is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Time Series Insights Gen2, our pay-as-you-go IoT Analytics offering, is now generally available and features a number of new capabilities that are powerful, yet simple to use:

  • Azure Time Series Insights
  • Services
Jul 21

Azure Application Gateway—URL rewrite and wildcard listener are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

URL rewrite and wildcard host names in listener for Azure Application Gateway are now available in preview. Use URL rewrite to rewrite the host name, path, and query string of the request URL. Use the wildcard listener capability add wildcard characters and configure up to five host names per listener.

  • Features
Jul 20

Azure Monitor for Containers now supports recommended alerts

IN PREVIEW

Azure Monitor for Containers now includes recommended alerts. Use this feature to enable alerts in one click on your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) clusters. These preconfigured metrics alerts enable you to monitor your system resource when it's running on peak capacity or hitting failure rates. This feature is in currently preview.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Services
Jul 16

Azure Blob versioning public preview region expansion

IN PREVIEW

We have expanded the preview regions to include East US 2, Central US, West Europe, and North Europe. You can start previewing this feature on any existing or new General-purpose (GPv2) storage accounts in those regions.

  • Blob storage
  • Features
Jul 16

Data Factory connector support for Delta Lake and Excel is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

New connectivity added to Azure Data Factory enables managing your Data Lakes using Delta and reading data directly from Excel files.

  • Data Factory
  • Features
Jul 16

Azure Stream Analytics—Debug queries using job diagram in Visual Studio Code is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A new feature in Visual Studio Code that enables you to debug Azure Stream Analytics queries using job diagram is now available.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Features
Jul 16

Azure API Management update—July 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

A regular Azure API Management service update was started on July 8, 2020. It includes new features, bug fixes, and improvements.

  • API Management
  • Features
Jul 15

Azure IoT Central UI new and updated features—June 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

June 2020 feature updates for Azure IoT Central are now available.

  • Azure IoT Central
  • Features
Jul 15

Azure Sphere OS update 20.07 is available for compatibility testing

The Azure Sphere OS update 20.07 is now available for evaluation via the retail evaluation feed.

  • Operating System
Jul 15

Azure SQL Managed Instance management pack is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2020

System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) management pack for Azure SQL Managed Instance is now generally available.

  • Azure SQL Managed Instance
  • Services
  • Features
  • Management

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