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March 2020

26 Mar

Event Hubs on Azure Stack Hub now in preview

NOW AVAILABLE

We are now announcing the availability of the preview version of Event Hubs on Azure Stack Hub. Event Hubs on Azure Stack Hub will allow you to realize cloud and on-premises scenarios that use streaming and event-based architectures.

  • Azure Stack
26 Mar

Azure SDKs General Availability - March 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Additional libraries for working with Azure services are now generally available.

  • Event Hubs
  • Key Vault
  • App Configuration
  • Security
26 Mar

Azure Dedicated Hosts now provide support for Azure reservations

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Dedicated Hosts now offer Azure reservations and support for Lsv2, Msv2, Dasv4, and Easv4 Azure Virtual Machines in addition to providing new hardware options. Run a broader range of general purpose, memory-intensive or storage-intensive workloads on physical servers dedicated to your organization.

  • Virtual Machines
26 Mar

Azure Container Registry support for Private Link now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Container Registry now supports Private Link, a means to limit network traffic of resources within the virtual network.

  • Container Registry
25 Mar

Azure Sphere update 20.03 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

New Azure Sphere update 20.03, which includes enhancements and bug fixes in the Azure Sphere OS, is now available in the retail feed.

  • Azure Sphere
25 Mar

Integrate Azure Stream Analytics with Azure Machine Learning (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2020

Implement machine learning models as a user-defined function (UDF) in your Azure Stream Analytics jobs to do real-time scoring and predictions on your streaming input data.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Machine Learning
24 Mar

Azure Functions Premium plan is now available in 16 new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2020

Run serverless function apps with no cold-start, virtual network connectivity, and larger instance sizes with the Azure Functions Premium plan. The plan supports running on either Windows-based or Linux-based instances, and is now available in 16 new regions.

  • Azure functions
  • Premium plan
  • Premium plan Linux
24 Mar

Azure Functions Premium plan regional virtual network integration

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2020

Regional virtual network integration is now generally available in the Azure Functions Premium plan. Run serverless function apps with no cold-start, virtual network connectivity, and larger instance sizes with the Premium plan.

  • Azure functions
  • Premium plan
24 Mar

Azure Active Directory B2C meter id changes

Effective May 1, 2020, the meter IDs of Azure Active Directory B2C monthly active users will change.

  • Azure Active Directory B2C
23 Mar

Azure Security Center—Protection for Azure Kubernetes Service is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Azure Security Center is expanding its container security features to protect Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

  • Security Center
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Security
23 Mar

Flatcar Container Linux available in Azure Marketplace

NOW AVAILABLE

Flatcar Container Linux by Kinvolk is now available in the Azure Marketplace. Flatcar is an immutable Linux distribution for containers, and a compatible fork of CoreOS Container Linux.

23 Mar

Azure Database for MySQL—Three years reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MySQL servers.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
23 Mar

Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Three years reserved capacity is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server reserved capacity is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future PostgreSQL servers for three years.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
23 Mar

Azure Database for MariaDB reserved capacity pricing is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MariaDB reserved capacity pricing is now available to reserve compute power for your existing and future MariaDB servers.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
23 Mar

Data Factory adds Managed Identity and Service Principal to Data Flows Synapse staging

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory adds Managed Identity & Service Principal to Data Flows Synapse staging for fast, secure data loading.

  • Data Factory
23 Mar

Unmanaged Azure Active Directory accounts update for March 2021

Target retirement date: March 31, 2021

Beginning March 31, 2021, Microsoft will no longer support the redemption of invitations by creating unmanaged Azure AD accounts and tenants for B2B collaboration scenarios.

20 Mar

Updates to .NET implementation support in latest Azure IoT C# SDK release

NOW AVAILABLE

The latest Azure IoT C# SDK release includes two notable updates to .NET implementation support.

  • Azure IoT Hub
20 Mar

Azure Web Application Firewall for Azure Content Delivery Network is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Protect your web applications from common exploits and vulnerabilities with Web Application Firewall for Azure Content Delivery Network. Web Application Firewall is already natively integrated with Azure Application Gateway and Azure Front Door services.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Web Application Firewall
19 Mar

101 services at FedRAMP High as Azure Government continues expanding capacity

NOW AVAILABLE

21 new services added to FedRAMP High ATO, delivering on continued commitment to accelerating compliance for government customers

  • Archive Storage
  • Azure Blueprints
  • Cloud Shell
  • Cognitive Search
  • Azure Stack Edge
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure Dedicated HSM
  • Azure Firewall
  • Azure Managed Applications
  • Azure Resource Graph
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Network Watcher
  • Speech services
  • Security
19 Mar

Native Mongo shell on Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Execute Mongo database commands directly on top of your database account using the native Mongo shell in the Azure Cosmos DB Data Explorer.

  • Azure Cosmos DB

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