Updates archives

Monthly updates for April 2019

17 Apr

ExpressRoute Global Reach is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure ExpressRoute Global Reach allows customers to connect their on-premises networks via the ExpressRoute service through the Microsoft global network.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Services
17 Apr

ExpressRoute Direct is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

ExpressRoute Direct lets you use the functionality of ExpressRoute and connect directly to the global Microsoft backbone at 100 Gbps.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Services
17 Apr

New features and network expansion for Azure Content Delivery Network

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Content Delivery Network has added new security and usability features as well as additional capacity.

  • Services
17 Apr

Apache Hadoop 3 on Azure HDInsight 4.0 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

New features in Hadoop 3 provide significant improvements to performance, stability, and availability, helping reduce total cost of ownership and accelerating time-to-value.

  • HDInsight
  • Open Source
  • Services
17 Apr

Pod security policy for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Pod Security Policy enables customers to control sensitive aspects of a pod specification by defining a set of conditions that a pod must run with in order to be accepted.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Features
  • Services
17 Apr

Azure Logic Apps Tools for Visual Studio 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Logic Apps Tools for Visual Studio 2019 is now available.

  • Logic Apps
  • Visual Studio
  • Features
  • SDK and Tools
17 Apr

Azure Database for PostgreSQL Read Replica is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL now supports asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for PostgreSQL server to up to five servers in the same region.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
17 Apr

Azure Database for MariaDB: New compute options are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MariaDB now supports even larger workloads and helps you to accommodate future growth.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Features
16 Apr

Announcing Azure Backup support to move Recovery Services vaults across subscriptions and resource groups

NOW AVAILABLE

Announcing the GA support for move functionality for recovery services vaults where you can migrate a vault between subscriptions and resource groups with a few steps, in minimal downtime and without any data-loss of old backups. You can move RS vault and retain recovery points of protected VMs to restore to any point in time later.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
  • Management
  • Services
16 Apr

Rewrite HTTP headers with Azure Application Gateway

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Application Gateway now supports rewriting HTTP Request and Response Headers.

  • Application Gateway
  • Features
  • Security
15 Apr

Self-hosted API Management gateway is in development

IN DEVELOPMENT

Target availability: Q3 2019

We are currently working on an option for customers to self-host a containerized version of the API Management gateway component (fully equivalent to the gateway in the cloud, not a micro-gateway). This containerized version will be available on-premises or in other environments.

  • API Management
  • Features
15 Apr

Service Fabric version 6.5 runtime and SDK are in development

IN DEVELOPMENT

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

  • Service Fabric
  • Features
15 Apr

Service Fabric Version 6.4 CU5 Refresh Release

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Service Fabric
  • Features
12 Apr

General availability: Gateway Transit support for Global VNet Peering

NOW AVAILABLE

Global VNet Peering now supports Gateway Transit to simplify customer network's by allowing the use of a remote gateway in another region.

  • Virtual Network
  • VPN Gateway
  • ExpressRoute Gateways
  • Features
  • Security
11 Apr

Price reductions for Azure Container Instances are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Container Instances overall price reductions of anywhere between 35% and 50% depending on region and usage pattern.

  • Container Instances
  • Pricing & Offerings
11 Apr

Manage organization billing in Azure DevOps: Sprint 150 Update

NOW AVAILABLE

In the Sprint 150 Update of Azure DevOps, we added the ability to manage billing for your organization within our portal.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
10 Apr

Multi Geo is now Generally Available for Power BI Embedded

NOW AVAILABLE

Power BI Embedded customers can now deploy data in multiple geographic regions.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
10 Apr

Refresh Now API provides unlimited data refresh for Power BI Embedded

NOW AVAILABLE

Using the ‘Refresh now’ API, the limitation on the number of refreshes you can schedule per day is removed and instead an unlimited number of refreshes can be triggered for each dataset.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features
10 Apr

TLS 1.2 Recommended for Power BI Embedded applications

TLS 1.2 is recommended for all Power BI Embedded applications to ensure that customers have control over the security of communications with Microsoft services.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Security
10 Apr

Take action from ‘Button clicked’ in Power BI Embedded

NOW AVAILABLE

Add custom buttons to Power BI Embedded reports so users can take immediate actions.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Features

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