Updates archives

Monthly updates for October 2017

30 Oct

Azure DevTest Labs: Kali Linux image available in your lab

You can select a Kali Linux image when you're creating a VM in your lab.

  • Azure DevTest Labs
  • Features
27 Oct

Public preview expansion: VNet Service Endpoints and Storage Firewalls and Virtual Networks

IN PREVIEW

The public previews for Virtual Network Service Endpoints and Firewalls and Virtual Networks for Azure Storage have been expanded to include all regions in the Azure public cloud.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Virtual Network
  • Regions & Datacenters
27 Oct

Geo-replication in Azure Container Registry

IN PREVIEW

Geo-replication will enable Container Registry to function as a single registry while being available for local operations in the replicated regions.

  • Features
26 Oct

Azure Kubernetes Service—GA

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Kubernetes Service is now generally available to the public. Developers can drastically simplify how they build and run container-based solutions without deep Kubernetes expertise on Azure.

  • Features
26 Oct

Azure Logic Apps—Connector for Workday Human Capital Management

IN PREVIEW

Azure Logic Apps will help customers connect apps, data, and devices anywhere—on premises or in the cloud. The new Logic Apps connector for Workday Human Capital Management will make it easy to create workflows to manage important HR tasks.

  • Features
24 Oct

Public preview: Python 2 support and Hybrid Runbook Workers for Linux

IN PREVIEW

Python 2 support and Hybrid Runbook Workers for Linux are both publicly available in preview for Azure Automation.

  • Automation
  • Management
  • Services
23 Oct

Public preview: Twice the performance and unlimited columnar storage with SQL Data Warehouse

IN PREVIEW

Announcing a new, faster performance tier for Azure SQL Data Warehouse for compute-intensive analytical workloads.

  • Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
23 Oct

Load files from Azure Blob storage into Azure SQL Database

IN PREVIEW

Azure SQL Database will enable you to directly load files stored in Azure Blob storage by using specific SQL statements.

  • Features
23 Oct

Instant recovery of files from Azure Linux Virtual Machine backups

IN PREVIEW

Instantly restore files from Azure Linux Virtual Machine backups with no additional cost or new infrastructure by using Azure Backup. You'll be able to quickly mount an iSCSI-based recovery volume, then browse and copy the files to the destination of your choice.

  • Features
17 Oct

Announcing the new VNet Integration feature in App Service

For Azure App Service, a new version of the VNet Integration capability enables access to resources across service endpoints or Azure ExpressRoute connections.

  • App Service
  • Features
16 Oct

Azure Global Virtual Network peering now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Global Virtual Network peering is now available. This allows you to peer virtual networks in different Azure regions to build a global private network in Azure.

  • Virtual Network
  • Features
15 Oct

Azure Application Insights SDK for Node.js

IN PREVIEW

With Azure Application Insights for Node.js, developers can easily monitor Node.js apps and services in production for availability, performance, and usage.

  • Features
15 Oct

Java support for Azure Functions

IN PREVIEW

Java support for Azure Functions is now available in public preview.

  • Features
15 Oct

Azure API Management Analytics PowerBI solution template

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure API Management Analytics PowerBI template allows you to create engaging, customizable dashboards that illustrate traffic flowing through your Azure API Management instance.

  • Features
15 Oct

Azure Cosmos DB

NOW AVAILABLE

Take advantage of the free time-bound access offer for Azure Cosmos DB, without requiring an Azure subscription.

  • Features
15 Oct

Azure Batch AI Service

IN PREVIEW

Azure Batch AI Preview is now available. Azure Batch AI Preview helps you train and test deep learning and other machine learning models using GPU and CPU clusters.

  • Features
15 Oct

Azure IoT Remote Monitoring update

NOW AVAILABLE

New updates to Azure IoT Remote Monitoring, a solution accelerator that's fully operational right out of the box, are now available.

  • Features
14 Oct

Public preview: Azure Availability Zones

IN PREVIEW

Introducing the public preview of Azure Availability Zones, high availability with datacenter fault tolerance.

  • Virtual Machines
13 Oct

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
  • Services
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
13 Oct

Azure Batch updates

Learn about recent Batch updates for custom images, virtual networks, low-priority GA, and more.

  • Batch
  • Features

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