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Monthly updates for April 2019

5 Apr

Azure FXT Edge Filer is in public preview

IN PREVIEW

The Avere FXT Edge Filer solution is currently being previewed. This redesigned hardware takes advantage of Avere Systems’ software technology to accelerate network-attached storage (NAS) environments and expand access to Azure Blob.

  • Azure FXT Edge Filer
  • Avere vFXT for Azure
  • Services
3 Apr

Public preview: Windows Server 2019 container support in Azure App Service

IN PREVIEW

Windows Server 2019 Container Support is now available in the public preview of Windows Containers on Azure App Service.

  • App Service
  • Features
  • Operating System
3 Apr

Azure Functions Premium plan

IN PREVIEW

The Premium Plan is a new hosting option for Function Apps which provides pre-warmed workers to run your app with no delay after being idle, VNET connectivity, and more powerful hardware, without compromising on latency or scale

  • Azure Functions
  • Services
3 Apr

Azure Security Center for IoT in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure is now the first major public cloud with end-to-end security for IoT for your devices, hubs and cloud resources. We are adding advanced threat protection for IoT to three key services: Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel and Azure IoT Hub.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure Sphere
  • Security Center
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Security
3 Apr

Public preview: Azure Log Analytics in CENTRAL US, EAST US 2, EAST ASIA, WEST US, & SOUTH Central US

CENTRAL US, EAST US 2, EAST ASIA, WEST US, & SOUTH Central US are now Public Preview for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage using Azure Log Analytics.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters
3 Apr

General availability: Azure Log Analytics in France Central, Korea Central, North Europe

NOW AVAILABLE

France Central, Korea Central, and North Europe regions are now GA for customers to start collecting telemetry and analyze their services for health and usage by using Azure Log Analytics.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Regions & Datacenters
3 Apr

Support for new redirect of URLs of Azure AD B2C is in development

IN DEVELOPMENT

Recently, Azure AD B2C has introduced a new URL, b2clogin.com, and plans to retire the previously used one at a future time.

  • API Management
  • Features
3 Apr

New developer portal in Azure API Management is in development

IN DEVELOPMENT

We are working on a new, open-source developer portal offering in Azure API Management, based on our own fork of the Paperbits framework (paperbits.io).

  • API Management
  • Features
3 Apr

Query Performance Insights for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Query Performance Insights feature in Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now generally available. Query Performance Insights is one of the three features that comprise the Intelligent Performance feature set.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
3 Apr

Performance Recommendations for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL can learn and adapt to users’ workloads. The generally available release of Performance Recommendations, which is one of three features comprising the Intelligent Performance feature set, provides users with a list of recommendations for creating or dropping new indexes to potentially improve the performance of their workloads.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
3 Apr

Query Store for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL now provides general availability support for Query Store, which is one of three features comprising the Intelligent Performance feature set. Query Store collects and stores query execution statistics and wait event distributions.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
3 Apr

Event-driven Java with Spring Cloud Stream Binder for Azure Event Hubs is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

It’s simple to build highly scalable, event-driven Java apps using Spring Cloud Stream with Event Hubs, a fully managed, real-time data ingestion service now available on Azure that’s a resilient and reliable service for any situation.

  • Event Hubs
  • Features
  • Open Source
2 Apr

Azure Lab Services updates: GPU size, saving images, and connecting to on-premises resources

NOW AVAILABLE

Updates to features in Azure Lab Services include GPU size, connecting to on-premises resources, saving an image, sending registration link in email, and connecting to Linux machines by using Remote Desktop.

  • Azure Lab Services
  • Services
2 Apr

Anomaly Detector is now available

IN PREVIEW

Anomaly Detector, a new service within Azure Cognitive Services, is now available for developers. Easily embed anomaly detection capabilities into your apps to quickly identify problems and help minimize loss and customer impact.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
2 Apr

Regulatory compliance dashboard in Azure Security Center is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The dashboard helps you streamline your compliance process by providing insight into your compliance posture for a set of supported standards and regulations.

  • Security Center
  • Security
2 Apr

Azure Security Center now supports virtual machine (VM) scale sets

NOW AVAILABLE

Security Center can now protect your VM scale sets. Easily monitor the security posture of your VM scale sets with security recommendations to increase their overall security, reduce vulnerabilities, and detect threats.

  • Security Center
  • Security
2 Apr

Azure Firewall is now available in Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Firewall Service is now generally available in Azure Government, and has been generally available in all Azure public regions since September 2018.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Services
2 Apr

Cognitive Services Custom Vision is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily customize your own state-of-the-art computer vision models for your unique use case. Just upload a few labeled images and let Custom Vision Service do the hard work. With just one click, you can export trained models to be run on a device or as Docker containers.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
2 Apr

Video Indexer is now ISO, SOC, HiTRUST, FedRAMP, HIPAA, PCI certified

NOW AVAILABLE

Video Indexer has received new certifications to fit with enterprise certification requirements.

  • Video Indexer
  • Compliance
2 Apr

Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage provides an additional layer of security intelligence that detects unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit storage accounts.

  • Security Center
  • Security

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