Monthly updates for February 2020
Deploy and configure a Hyperledger Fabric blockchain network on Azure Kubernetes Service quickly with a new template (now in preview) that allows you to customize scenarios and applications.
The Azure Blockchain development kit, an extension for Visual Studio Code, is now generally available for download.
The latest Spring Data Azure Cosmos DB SDK 2.2.2 release, now generally available, incorporates updated diagnostics information.
FastTrack for Azure, a customer success program that helps with rapid and effective design and deployment of cloud solutions, is now generally available in Japan.
FastTrack for Azure, a customer success program that helps with rapid and effective design and deployment of cloud solutions, is now generally available in Asia Pacific regions.
Azure Event Grid on Azure IoT Edge preview 2 is now available, with updates including data plane persistence to disk, monitoring capabilities, and additional destination types.
A new Azure API Management feature allows you to expose apps deployed in Azure App Service to manage, protect, and secure APIs.
OpenAPI v3 support in Azure API Management, now generally available, includes fixes and improvements such as support for multipart/form-data and interoperability between OpenAPI versions.
IoT Central has two new pricing plans designed to provide greater management, flexibility, and simplicity for building IoT applications.
Lab owners can now enable user-assigned managed identities on lab virtual machines in Azure DevTest Labs.
The Azure Sphere Preview 20.01 release is now available via the retail evaluation feed. Verify that your applications and devices operate properly with this release before it is deployed broadly in 14 days.
New Azure Dav4-series and Eav4-series virtual machines based on the latest AMD EPYC™ 7452 processor are now available in East US, East US2, West US2, Southeast Asia, North and West Europe regions.
The Azure Service Fabric 7.0 Second refresh release, which includes bug fixes, preview features, and performance enhancements, has started rolling out to various Azure regions.
Kaleido’s Blockchain Business Cloud now includes direct Azure billing and full support for customers using Kaleido’s Pay-As-You-Go plans
The Azure Blueprint for FedRAMP High is now available in both Azure Government and Azure Public regions. This is in addition to the Azure Blueprint for FedRAMP Moderate released in November, 2019.
Target availability: Q1 2020
Here are the updates on Microsoft Custom Translator bug fixes, improvements, and new/refreshed models for January 2020.
We are announcing general availability of HBv2 Virtual Machines for High-Performance Computing. HBv2 VMs are designed to provide supercomputing levels of performance and MPI scalability at on-premises competitive economics.
Translator Text now supports five new languages—Irish, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, and Portuguese (Portugal).