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March 2019

Mar 29

Availability Zones support for Service Fabric clusters

IN DEVELOPMENT

Achieve higher reliability and resiliency by using Availability Zones (AZ)

  • Service Fabric
Mar 29

Azure File volume disk plugin is currently in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure File volume disk is currently in preview. Using Azure Files for remote state storage for containers. For more details see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/service-fabric/service-fabric-containers-volume-logging-drivers

  • Service Fabric
Mar 29

Service Fabric control plane audit logging in development

IN DEVELOPMENT

Investigate suspicious requests, collect statistics, monitoring alerts and track who initiated and applied changes to the Service Fabric cluster via Azure AD accounts

  • Service Fabric
Mar 29

Service Fabric node-by-node cluster upgrades are now in development

IN DEVELOPMENT

Enable more granular upgrades than just standard five Upgrade Domain (UDs), so that individual nodes or UDs of different sizes can be chosen when performing application and cluster upgrades.

  • Service Fabric
Mar 29

Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment

IN PREVIEW

Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment is currently in preview. This feature https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/service-fabric/service-fabric-application-arm-resource will be Generally Available in the v6.5 runtime release of Service Fabric.

  • Service Fabric
Mar 29

Support for Managed Identities (MI) for applications and services is in development

IN DEVELOPMENT

Service Fabric applications and services running in a Service Fabric cluster have then own first-class identity in Azure Active Directory so that they can securely communicate with Azure services.

  • Service Fabric
Mar 29

REST based Client library and PowerShell module in preview

IN PREVIEW

REST based Client library and PowerShell module for Service Fabric is currently in preview. This HTTP REST based client enables running PowerShell and Azure CLI to manage your cluster(s) without installing the Service Fabric SDK.

  • Service Fabric
Mar 29

Low Priority VM support is now in development

IN DEVELOPMENT

Low Priority VM Scale Sets have no SLA, so are suitable only for scenarios where workloads can handle virtual machines being removed from the cluster with short/no notice at the benefit of reduced costs.

  • Service Fabric

December 2018

Dec 5

Now available: Azure Service Fabric Mesh fall refresh

NOW AVAILABLE

The serverless Azure Service Fabric Mesh Fall refresh is now available with improvements such as auto-scale and network and gateway resources in addition to storage improvements and fixes.

  • Service Fabric
Dec 4

Now available: Azure Service Fabric runtime version 6.4 & SDK updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Service Fabric runtime version 6.4 with the corresponding SDK and tooling updates is now available with many enhancements.

  • Service Fabric
Dec 4

Deploy Service Fabric Ubuntu clusters on-premise using Bosh

NOW AVAILABLE

Using Bosh as the deployment mechanism provides a way to define the deployment, monitor the cluster and auto-heal the infrastructure.

  • Service Fabric

November 2018

Nov 1

Service Fabric now available on Azure Stack

NOW AVAILABLE

Service Fabric, a distributed systems platform that makes it easy to package, deploy, and manage scalable and reliable microservices and containers, is now available on Azure Stack.

  • Service Fabric
  • Azure Stack

October 2018

Oct 22

Azure portal October update

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure portal received updates in October 2018.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Azure mobile app
  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
  • Azure Advisor
  • Service Fabric
  • Virtual WAN
  • Activity Log
  • Azure Managed Applications
  • Automation
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Synapse Analytics

September 2018

Sep 24

Azure Service Fabric

IN PREVIEW

Azure Service Fabric announcements at Ignite

  • Service Fabric

May 2018

May 21

Azure Service Fabric | Service Fabric Mesh

IN PREVIEW

Azure Service Fabric is a microservice platform for business critical applications.

  • Service Fabric

March 2018

Mar 19

Simplified process for creating secure Service Fabric clusters

We have simplified creating secure Service Fabric clusters in the portal, and removed the option to create unsecure Service Fabric clusters.

  • Service Fabric

October 2017

Oct 13

General availability: Service Fabric 6.0 on Linux

NOW AVAILABLE

Service Fabric version 6.0 of the runtime and .NET SDK 2.8 are available. Service Fabric is generally available as a container orchestrator on Linux.

  • Service Fabric

June 2017

Jun 27

Release of Service Fabric SDK Preview 0.9.0.0 and Runtime Preview 5.6.3.6 for Linux

IN PREVIEW

Version 0.9.0.0 of the Azure Service Fabric SDK preview for Linux is now available, along with version 5.6.3.6 of the Service Fabric Runtime Preview for Linux.

  • Service Fabric
Jun 27

Release of Service Fabric SDK 2.6.220 and Runtime 5.6.220 refresh for Windows

Version 2.6.220 of the Azure Service Fabric SDK is now available, along with version 5.6.220 of the Service Fabric Runtime and Standalone for Windows Server.

  • Service Fabric

May 2017

May 16

General availability: Windows Server Container orchestration with Azure Service Fabric

NOW AVAILABLE

Windows Server Container support on Azure Service Fabric is now generally available with the Service Fabric runtime 5.6 and SDK 2.6 release.

  • Service Fabric

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