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May 2020

13 May

Rules Engine for Azure Front Door Service is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Take advantage of new rules to further customize your Azure Front Door Service behavior. Rules Engine on Azure Front Door Service brings your specific routing needs to the forefront of its application delivery experience, giving you more control over how you define and enforce what content gets served from where. Rules Engine empowers you to modify request and response headers, or dynamically override your existing route behavior based on incoming requests.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Services
13 May

Private Link is now available on Event Grid

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Event Grid now has Private Link integration for custom topics and event domains generally available in all Azure regions

  • Event Grid
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
13 May

Optional Uptime SLA now available for Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS)

NOW AVAILABLE

AKS now offers an optional uptime SLA.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Pricing & Offerings
12 May

Azure Cache for Redis—Enterprise features coming soon

IN PREVIEW

New features will soon be available for Azure Cache for Redis through a collaboration with Redis Labs.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Features
11 May

Azure File Sync is removing support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 in August 2020

Target retirement date: August 01, 2020

Azure File Sync service will remove support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 in August 2020.

  • Azure Files
  • Retirements
11 May

Premium tier for Azure Data Lake Storage now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Data Lake Storage has a new tier called Premium, offering significantly lower latencies, and cost savings for transaction heavy workloads.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
  • Services
11 May

Azure Log Analytics agent for Windows SHA-2 signing date has been extended

Target availability: Q3 2020

The Azure Log Analytics agent for Windows will begin to use SHA-2 signing exclusively on Aug. 17, 2020. This change requires action only if you’re running the agent on a legacy OS version.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Automation
  • Security Center
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Management
  • Operating System
  • Security
8 May

Azure Site Recovery—Zone-to-zone disaster recovery now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Site Recovery zone-to-zone disaster recovery is now available in Southeast Asia and UK South.

  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
8 May

Azure App Service and Azure Functions on Azure Stack Hub update available

NOW AVAILABLE

The release of the latest update of Azure App Service and Azure Functions on Azure Stack Hub is now available.

  • App Service
  • Azure Stack Hub
  • Azure Functions
  • Features
8 May

SCOM management pack for Azure SQL Managed Instance is now available

IN PREVIEW

SCOM management pack for SQL Managed Instance is now available in preview. Use it to build hybrid monitoring solutions for your on-premises and data center resources, along with monitoring SQL Managed Instances in the cloud.

  • Features
  • Services
7 May

Azure Virtual Network NAT now generally available in Azure Government and Azure China

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Virtual Network NAT (network address translation) simplifies outbound-only Internet connectivity for virtual networks and is now generally available in the Azure Government and Azure China regions. NAT can be configured for one or more subnets of a virtual network and provides on-demand connectivity for virtual machines.

  • Virtual Network
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
7 May

Azure API Management update—May 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

A regular Azure API Management service update was started on May 5, 2020, and included new features, bug fixes, and changes, along with other improvements.

  • API Management
  • Features
7 May

Azure DevOps update to configure deployment strategies from the Azure portal

NOW AVAILABLE

An update to Azure DevOps enables you to configure deployment strategies from directly within the Azure portal, and includes several improvements to the Azure Pipelines and Azure Repos user experiences.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
7 May

Azure Blob storage—Blob Index now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Store multi-dimensional object attributes to describe your data objects for Azure Blob storage using Blob Index, now available in preview.

  • Blob storage
  • Features
  • Services
7 May

Select multiple resources in Azure Monitor Logs

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Monitor Logs now supports the selection of multiple resources of the same type across scopes.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
7 May

Azure Monitor Logs—–Additional improvements made to tables side pane

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Monitor Logs tables sidepane was improved with additional features and capabilities. including column descriptions and direct links to documentation.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Features
6 May

View and navigate through changes across multiple resources

Newly updated Change Analysis UI now supports viewing changes for all resources under selected subscriptions. The at-scale view helps narrowing down the critical resources and changes to investigate regardless how the applications and resource groups are organized.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Resource Graph
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • App Service
  • Features
  • Management
  • Security
  • Services
5 May

Azure Sphere update 20.04 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The 20.04 release of Azure Sphere OS includes new features to support EAP-TLS networking and certificate management. A single Windows SDK now supports both Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Operating System
  • SDK and Tools
4 May

Private Link for Azure Database for MariaDB now in two US government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for MariaDB is now generally available in all public clouds. In addition, Private Link is now also available in two Azure government regions—US Gov Arizona and US Gov Virginia.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Security
4 May

Private Link for Azure Database for MySQL now in two US government regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for MySQL is now generally available in all public clouds. In addition, Private Link is now available in two Azure government regions—US Gov Arizona and US Gov Virginia.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Security

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