Monthly updates for November 2019
Azure Event Grid subscriptions can now be configured to publish events to your endpoints in batches (and not only individually) in order to handle more efficiently high-throughput scenarios.
Azure Event Grid now supports CloudEvents v1.0, the open standard event format incubated at the Cloud Native Compute Foundation and built by several collaborators, including Microsoft
Azure managed identities to deploy lab environments As a lab owner, you can now use a user assigned managed identity to deploy environments in a lab. This feature is helpful in scenarios where the environment contains or has references to Azure resources such as key vaults, shared image galleries, and networks that are external to the environment’s resource group. It enables creation of sandbox environments that aren't limited to the resource group of that environment only.
The Azure Logic Apps updates for September and October 2019 include features, connector updates, and announcements about regional deployments.
Learn about the latest Azure Site Recovery updates.
Azure HB & HC Virtual Machines expand to new regions
Large organizations have thousands of certificates in key vaults distributed across thousands of applications and subscriptions.
The Azure Key Vault Virtual Machine extension makes it easier for apps running on virtual machines to use certificates from a key vault, by abstracting the common tasks as well as best practices.
Customer Lockbox provides customers the capability to control Azure support engineers' access to workloads that contain customer data This expanded support now provides customers control over access to their data for a larger set of Azure offerings.
Azure Disk Encryption enables you to encrypt your Azure Virtual Machine disks with your keys safeguarded in Azure Key Vault.
With the Microsoft Security Code Analysis extension, you can infuse security analysis tools including Credential Scanner, BinSkim, and others into your Azure DevOps continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.
Azure Key Vault is an essential service for protecting data and improving performance of cloud applications by offering the ability to centrally manage keys, secrets, cryptographic keys and policies in the cloud.
You can now view detected malware across storage accounts using Azure Security Center.
Announcing the public preview of repository-scoped RBAC permissions for Azure Container Registry (ACR).
Diagnostic logs for Azure Container Registry are now in preview.
Azure Advisor is launching a new category of recommendations called operational excellence. This new category will help you follow best practices for process and workflow efficiency, resource manageability, and deployment.
Support is now available in preview for T-SQL Data Definition Language (DDL) for Windows users and groups migrating from SQL Server databases to SQL managed instance with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication.
GitHub Actions, now generally available, make it possible to create simple, yet powerful workflows to automate software compilation and delivery, and are integrated with GitHub.
Now in general availability, user role management enables management of Postgres user roles on Hyperscale (Citus) server group nodes in addition to "citus" and other built-in roles.
Now in general availability, Hyperscale (Citus) supports a 64 vCore compute option in addition to the 4, 8, 16, and 32 vCore choices previously available.