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    May 2019

    6 May

    Cross availability zones support for Azure Service Fabric clusters is now available

    Cross availability zones allows Azure Service Fabric customers to have increased reliability via cross availability zone support for Service Fabric clusters.

    April 2019

    19 Apr

    Service Fabric Mesh preview - spring update for features in development

    Service Fabric Mesh preview is being updated with some new features, and improvements based on feedback we’ve received.

    15 Apr

    Service Fabric version 6.5 runtime and SDK are in development

    Service Fabric version 6.5 runtime and SDK are in development with new features and improvements.

    15 Apr

    Service Fabric Version 6.4 CU5 Refresh Release

    General availability of Azure Service Fabric version 6.4 CU5 with the corresponding SDK and tooling.

    March 2019

    29 Mar

    Azure File volume disk plugin is currently 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

    29 Mar

    Availability Zones support for Service Fabric clusters

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

    29 Mar

    Service Fabric control plane audit logging 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

    29 Mar

    Service Fabric node-by-node cluster upgrades are now 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.

    29 Mar

    Azure Resource Manager (ARM) application and service deployment

    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.

    29 Mar

    REST based Client library and PowerShell module 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.

    29 Mar

    Support for Managed Identities (MI) for applications and services is 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.

    29 Mar

    Low Priority VM support is now 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.

    December 2018

    5 Dec

    Now available: Azure Service Fabric Mesh fall refresh

    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.

    4 Dec

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

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

    4 Dec

    Deploy Service Fabric Ubuntu clusters on-premise using Bosh

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

    November 2018

    1 Nov

    Service Fabric now available on Azure Stack

    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.

    October 2018

    September 2018

    24 Sep

    Azure Service Fabric

    Azure Service Fabric announcements at Ignite

    May 2018

    21 May

    Azure Service Fabric | Service Fabric Mesh

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

    March 2018

    19 Mar

    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.

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