Monthly updates for April 2019
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.
Windows Server 2019 Container Support is now available in the public preview of Windows Containers on Azure App Service.
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 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.
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.
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.
Recently, Azure AD B2C has introduced a new URL, b2clogin.com, and plans to retire the previously used one at a future time.
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).
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Azure Firewall Service is now generally available in Azure Government, and has been generally available in all Azure public regions since September 2018.
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.
Video Indexer has received new certifications to fit with enterprise certification requirements.
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.